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Obamacare, President Donald Trump is fond of saying, is a "complete and total disaster" and must be replaced. more
Once upon a time, Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice nominees had a straightforward purpose: For Senators to learn the views of the nominees. more
On Friday, nearly 200 people, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Board Chair Wayne Kezirian joined Grow Smart RI at the R.I. Convention Center for “Next Stop: Making Transit Work for RI” — a forum to discuss ways to most effectively leverage the state’s transit system to benefit more Rhode Islanders, as well as the state’s economy and environment. more
The Socialist candidate for the French presidency, Benoit Hamon, says he doesn't believe in the "myth" and "quasi-religion" of growth-- it's part of the "consumerist, productivist and materialist model" of development, he argues. more
Since President Lyndon Johnson and a bipartisan Congress created the national arts and humanities endowments, no president has called for their elimination -- until now. more
To the Editor: I would like to thank Providence Business News for highlighting the plight of property owners facing rising waters and floods in my neighborhood in Newport in the Feb. 24 edition, "Will rising tides flood The Point?" … more
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is just one of many federal agencies marked for drastic funding reductions to enable a big boost in military spending. But the cuts proposed for America's center of weather and climate research … more
How many small problems equal a crisis? more
President Donald Trump talks a lot about murder rates. He's wrong that homicides are the highest in 47 years; in fact, the national rate is still near the historic lows of 2014. more
If House Republicans enact their health-care bill, they're screwed. They'll have lost the critical initial dialogue and left opponents salivating. If they fail to pass it, they're screwed, too, having broken a commitment of the past four elections. more
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