Updated February 26 at 7:26pm
Editorials
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With her electoral victory, Gina M. Raimondo will become the first woman as well as the 82nd person to be governor of Rhode Island since the Royal Charter of 1663. But her story stands up to the scrutiny that company demands. more
By rejecting again the expansion of gambling at Newport Grand, voters in the City by the Sea have sent a clear message about the direction they want their city to take. But the message has implications far beyond what happens in Newport. more
To say that Newport’s Cliff Walk is a beautiful stroll is like saying Mount Rushmore is a big sculpture. more
Ah, Tax Foundation lists. If there were not so much a ring of truth to its many-times-a-year browbeating of the Ocean State, we would be tempted to toss the reports in the digital trash and go have some stuffies. But we know better. more
In these last moments before the election for mayor of Providence, Dr. Daniel Harrop, the Republican candidate, has done something as strange as it is wrong. more
To Rhode Island’s seemingly weekly appearance on some list or another decrying its fiscal position or business environment, we can add one more walk of shame. more
There is no question that infrastructure investment is something the state needs. But Question 7, for clean water, open space and healthy-community bonds, is not the answer. more
Question No. 5 on next month’s ballot has clear and major economic-development effects. The $35 million bond issue is designed to fund capital improvement for many of the state’s creative-economy institutions. This is the kind of investment that puts people in the building trades to work and makes sure Rhode Island’s vital arts enterprises have the physical assets to continue doing what they do best. more
Perhaps no ballot question is more important than determining if Rhode Island will hold a constitutional convention in 2016. more
The fall New England Economic Partnership outlook for Rhode Island (digested in Op-Ed form on the facing page) is similar in many ways to previous iterations. The forecast growth rates for the Ocean State lag New England and U.S. expectations. Yes, we are getting better. We just aren’t very good. more
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