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The six largest U.S. banks could see annual profit jump by an average of 14 percent if President Donald Trump delivers on his promise to cut corporate taxes. more
Kevin Drum spots a great quote from Republican Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who is concerned about Republican hypocrisy: “I hope we’re not going to a place where all of the sudden, because we’re in office, we don’t think the deficit matters anymore.” more
For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the United States - the world’s largest beef producer - look no further than across the northern border to Canada. more
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
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