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When you say that the golden days of growth are over, expect lots of attention. Robert Gordon, a professor at Northwestern University, has been going around for several years making exactly this case. He now has a book, "The Rise and Fall of … more
What if Rhode Island could pass a law this year that would foster the growth of new businesses, create high-tech jobs, improve our real estate market, encourage more young people to stay and work in our state, and generate tens of millions of … 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
Today is an important day to think about our future. Not just because it’s Election Day, but also because today is national STEM Day. more
U.S. workers and consumers seem to be doing pretty well at the moment. Businesses, not so much. We've been hearing a lot over the past decade-plus, though, about the diverging fortunes of U.S.-based corporations and U.S.-based people. The … more
"Career and technical schools taking part in cooking contests is a great way to collaborate," said Peter Fangiullo, whose Davies Career and Technical Center students won runner-up in a recent cook-off. "Students get bragging rights, a creative challenge and a taste of real-world experience." more
There's no secret that Rhode Island is having a bit of a problem finding enough money to invest in critical infrastructure, such as roads and bridges. The costs associated with providing even the basic state services continues to climb. On … more
2015 was not a good year for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. n In August, the EPA polluted a Colorado river by causing the release of 3 million gallons of water contaminated with heavy metals, which can cause cancer and kidney … more
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to visit Providence's smaller neighbor to the north – Portland, Maine (population 66,000), where I have witnessed the slow, steady transformation of this seaside city from a tired, marine port town into a … more
America’s infrastructure made this country great. But for too long our roads and bridges have been neglected and fallen into disrepair. America stopped investing in itself when it stopped investing in its infrastructure. more
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