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Editorials
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During her campaign, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo emphasized that turning Rhode Island’s economy around was a long-term project. Who, after all, can engineer a statewide recovery within, say, 100 days? more
The bad news is, Rhode Island still has the highest unemployment rate in New England, 6.8 percent at the last counting to end 2014. But there is good news to be had. more
As the first big snow of this winter gives way to slush (and more snow), credit should be given where it’s due. more
With the Great Recession and the uncertainty of three to four years ago behind us, the region’s businesses seem poised to make major leaps forward. At least that is what this winter’s edition of the PBN Business Survey reveals. more
Last week the owners of Twin River made public a proposal to build a 150- to 250-room hotel on the Lincoln site, something they believe will help protect the state’s largest gambling facility from the effects of the introduction of gaming in Massachusetts. more
If the General Assembly is casting about for a way to open its 2015 session, one guaranteed way to help the state move forward is to re-authorize the historic-preservation tax credit program. more
Despite the increasing enrollment in charter schools and mayoral academies in Rhode Island, the topic of school choice has been not found itself often onto the front pages of the public discussion. But it will soon. more
Three years after taking over at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Peter Andruszkiewicz is squarely in the middle of the evolution of health care provision and payment in the Ocean State. more
The R.I. Department of Education’s recently completed survey on priorities for the state’s next five-year strategic plan is a good sign in itself. more
Nearly three decades after Rhode Island law mandated that at least 10 percent of state contracts and purchase awards go to minority- or women-owned businesses, the Ocean State has not met its commitment. more
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