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The last two years have been a very painful reckoning for individuals and financial institutions that engaged in risky behavior. Where do you stand on how the mess should be cleaned up? more
The ferry between Providence and Newport was cut this year because of state funding; should the service be reinstated or was it a waste of money? more
One of the reasons given for allowing AIG's derivative traders to collect bonus pay for 2008 is that they were part of the employment contracts the company signed with them. At the same time, … more
The General Assembly is in the midst of passing the supplemental budget for fiscal 2009, and neither the plan submitted by the House Finance Committee nor Gov. Donald L. Carcieri received much positive reaction from the public. more
The ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program is being credited with raising new car sales in July, so much so that the initial round of funding was in danger of running out without Congressional action. At … more
Brown University has proposed adding 300 to 400 new beds to its supply of dormitories, with the stated purpose being to bring more upperclassmen back on campus (as it is, 80 percent of seniors live off-campus). more
The state’s appropriation for the Slater Technology Fund has been trimmed once again in Gov. Donald L. Carcieri’s fiscal year 2011 budget proposal. Is cutting the venture fund’s resources the best way to go about balancing the state budget? more
The federal government has awarded the Quonset Development Corporation and the Port of Providence $32.8 million worth of Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery grants this year to … more
As newspapers across the nation continue to report drops in circulation and Internet-based communication increases, have your habits of news consumption changes? more
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