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In the end, Congress did the right thing. The USA Freedom Act, which ends the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of American phone records, passed the Senate convincingly Tuesday, ending a long and labored fight. more
1A recent economic-impact study calculated that the three R.I. Convention Center Authority facilities generated more than $738 million from 2009 to 2013. How does that compare with its operating costs during the same period? If we simply … more
With his entry into the Democratic presidential-nomination sweepstakes, former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee invites scrutiny of his record as the state's chief executive. Instead, he has started his campaign by calling for re-engagement with the … more
PROVIDENCE – A resolution passed by state lawmakers has created the Ocean State World Language Learning Commission to study the impact of Rhode Island's funding formula on language learners. The 19-member commission will study the impact … more
BOSTON – Massachusetts hospitals provided more than $631 million in community benefits for state residents in fiscal 2014, according to Attorney General Maura Healey's office. Forty-nine nonprofit, acute care hospitals reported a total of … more
PROVIDENCE –The American Trucking Associations urges rejection of a truck-only toll plan proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in May. Under a 10-year plan, the state will issue a $700 million revenue bond, to be repaid by electronic fees … more
PROVIDENCE – The State Investment Commission last month unanimously approved a new investment policy proposed by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner. It's the first time in its history that the commission has adopted a formal policy on transparency. … more
1You recently resigned as director of R.I. Department of Health. How would you reflect on your tenure? I had a great four years, working with great people. … We kept a lid on infectious diseases like Ebola, measles and influenza. We kept … more
Some Americans want to end the Federal Reserve. Most of us rightfully see that as a radical step that would involve the wholesale destruction of a major U.S. institution. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council's latest report on the state's ranking for tax revenue is not an eye opener so much as it is another punch to the solar plexus of the state's taxpayers. For fiscal 2012, the most recent year with … more
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