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Editorials
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Poor access to capital is an oft-heard complaint from Rhode Island entrepreneurs. And it is true that the Great Recession precipitated a major credit crunch. For any small business, especially ones starting out, gaining access to capital is … more
The state's analysis of its botched rollout of a flawed public-benefits computer system lays much of the blame at the feet of contractor Deloitte Consulting, which Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office says delivered a "broken system." But, as the … more
If Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's intent in offering Rhode Islanders two years of tuition-free college was to dramatically change the education landscape in the state, mission accomplished. The leaders of the state's three higher-educational … more
The announcement that three senior executives were leaving Care New England is a reminder that no matter what is going on in Washington, D.C., health care reform is absolutely needed across the nation. The moves at Rhode Island's … more
In this week's cover story, Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, says that "Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic." He has taken full advantage of his opportunity. Under his watch the state's only … more
The last defendant in the state's lawsuit to recover money from its ill-fated 38 Studios LLC investment has settled for $16 million. All told, roughly $61 million has been recovered through settlements with the various defendants, although legal … more
In awarding nearly $250,000 in Innovation Vouchers to five Rhode Island companies on Jan. 23, the state has made a prudent public expenditure. Some question the appropriateness of government "picking winners." But using that lens on these … more
When Rhode Island voters approved a $35 million bond in the 2014 election to be used to create a transit hub at the Providence train station, it was a shot in the arm for proponents of more robust public transportation options. The expectation was … more
Lifespan has applied to the state for approval to build a 31-bed obstetrics unit at Rhode Island Hospital. The rationale for the $43 million project is to complete the offerings of Lifespan's Women's Medicine Collaborative, while also … more
One day after the R.I. Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 9 that the Newport Zoning Board was the correct body to determine if the proposed Breakers Welcome Center was appropriate for the Gilded Age mansion, The Preservation Society of Newport County … more
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