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As state regulators continue to mull whether to permit a 1,000-megawatt power plant in Burrillville, questions about its need are again being raised following a recent auction. On Feb. 6, ISO New England, the regional grid operator, held … more
President Donald Trump has promised to eliminate a longstanding prohibition on political campaigning by religious organizations. It's a bad idea, and the devout should be first in line to oppose it. The ban, called the Johnson Amendment for … more
Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … 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
The Labor Department recently announced that the U.S. economy had enjoyed a record 76 consecutive months with job gains. Yet at the same time, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled because of a pernicious "skills … more
Uncompensated-care costs for Rhode Island hospitals have plummeted since 2013, as expanded coverage under the Affordable Care Act reversed what had been a growing trend. But millions of dollars in savings on the surface don't always … more
1 What type of resources does The POINT offer elderly adults with disabilities and their caregivers? Everyone at The POINT is a senior health insurance program counselor. … We help with Medicare counseling and comparisons, Medicaid … more
PROVIDENCE – A new rule requiring first responders to administer 30 minutes of CPR to cardiac-arrest patients prior to being transferred to the hospital is set to go into effect March 1, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Feb. 11. The protocol is being rolled … more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar and Dr. Brad Weinberg molded the idea for what became known as ShapeUp while earning their medical degrees at Brown University in the early 2000s. The startup, focused on encouraging healthy life habits, proved lucrative and … more
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon. more
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