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Op-ed / Letters to the Editor
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Career and technical education is making a comeback in Rhode Island. Long overdue, real career programs provide high school students with opportunities to learn skills required of the workforce, to develop strong relationships with instructors, to … more
When it comes to being an advocate of good government here in Rhode Island, patience is not only a virtue, it's a pragmatic necessity. That's because the pace of reform is a slow grind from one major issue to the next. Every reform issue that has … more
Employee health and well-being is a critical challenge for American companies. We know that poor employee health and well-being is a primary factor in the spiraling cost of health insurance. Add absenteeism, "presenteeism," lack of engagement and … more
For more than 120 years, Crossroads Rhode Island has served the state by providing for those who find themselves in need. When we were founded in 1894, our fundamental goal was to assist people who came to Providence looking for work. Since then, we … more
There's a political storm brewing in Rhode Island, and coastal residences and businesses could be at risk. At issue is the accuracy of new federal flood maps for Rhode Island adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. … more
Markets are expecting big things from Donald J. Trump's presidency, at least as judged by long-term U.S. interest rates. After Trump's election in November, 10-year and 30-year rates peaked at above 2.6 percent and 3 percent, respectively, increases … more
Some things really were better in the good old days. It’s not just nostalgia but scientific fact, for example, that tomatoes used to taste a lot better. more
Usually, when I talk about immigration, it’s the high-skilled variety I’m referring to -- people with college degrees or professional skills. more
The presidential candidacies of Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders attest to a widespread anger with our federal government. A similar sentiment pervades Rhode Island. more
On July 11, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article written by Barack Obama, JD. While the president devoted only a small portion of his article to the "public option" for insurance, this is part of what he wrote: … more
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