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In the latest Current Conditions Index report, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro downgraded the state’s economic momentum from “precarious” to “tenuous.” In discussion of … more
With the recent change to Providence’s zoning regulations, mixed-use development cannot happen along the industrial waterfront of the city. What do you think? more
Even as Boston’s Logan International Airport sets records for passenger traffic, T.F. Green continues to see drops in activity. Which airport do you prefer to use when you are flying somewhere? more
Nearly eight months after putting The Providence Journal on the block, the A.H. Belo Corp. has sold the state’s largest newspaper to GateHouse Media. Is the sale a good thing for the newspaper and the community it serves? more
Lifespan last week announced that it would charge employees who use tobacco products an additional $600 annually. Is that a good idea? more
The Obama administration has been notifying states that federal reimbursements from the Highway Trust Fund are going to start drying up as the fund’s authorization expires Sept. 30. How important is re-authorizing the fund compared with other priorities in Washington, D.C.? more
Viewership for the FIFA World Cup matches in the United States have been setting records, with more people watching the U.S. team games than those that averaged watching the NBA and NHL finals this year. Did you have a little window going in the corner of your computer screen showing any of the games so far? more
One of the General Assembly’s late-session actions was to delay the implementation of a requirement that in order to graduate, high school students demonstrate proficiency or improvement from previous scores on the New England Common Assessment Program exams. Was that a good idea? more
Lawmakers this month added a provision to the fiscal 2015 state budget prohibiting cities and towns from setting a minimum wage that differs from the statewide minimum. more
Despite its inclusion in Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s budget proposal, the R.I. House Finance Committee’s budget for fiscal 2015 unveiled recently did not include continuing authorization for the state’s historic preservation tax credit program. Was that a good choice? more
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