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Op-ed / Letters to the Editor
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We must accept that improving Rhode Island’s economy is never going to be easy. Our cost of government will always be higher because of our small footprint and trial-size population. more
The U.S. now has half as many publicly listed companies trading on its exchanges as it did at the peak in 1996. Listed companies reached a high of 7,322. That number today is down almost by half to 3,700 and is more than 1,000 lower than in 1975, … more
The New England Cannabis Convention will descend upon the R.I. Convention Center from May 16-17. A colorful assortment of businesses will be purveying everything from vapors, to hydroponic devices and analytical testing, according to the website … more
Rhode Island is a hotbed for design. Providence is home to the third-highest number of industrial designers per capita in the nation. And a study of the creative industries in Rhode Island between 2007 and 2012, which included a recession, … more
Like most trends, the "sharing economy" has moved west to east nationally and is fast becoming an accepted way of doing business in Rhode Island, although challenges are beginning to mount. The sharing economy connects owners to consumers … more
TO THE EDITOR: On the first point ("10 things that will turn Rhode Island around," Feb. 9, 2015), "Support small business," allow me to share a proposal to our state government, business community … more
The dawn of a fresh calendar leads to a rise in optimism among many Rhode Island business leaders. Shadows of past struggles and failures, such as bankruptcy and corruption, give way to more … more
In a recent column about a new approach to employment benefits, Felix Salmon referred to "a large increase in the number of people working multiple jobs, for well over 40 hours per week in total, but not receiving any of the benefits which have … more
Just how stupid does Paul Ryan think we are? The Wisconsin Republican and two other House committee chairmen claimed in an op-ed last week that they are just about ready to propose an Obamacare "off-ramp" if the Supreme Court decides in … more
Legislators are mulling a number of changes to the Rhode Island Breach Notification Act that may bring unexpected consequences. There are aspects of these proposed changes that will actually do a disservice to consumers – the very group laws like … more
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