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Hidden in the back of the big omnibus bill that passed just days before Congress broke for the holidays was an important new change in the tax laws. more
Last year, in an attempt to bring Rhode Island more economic viability by making it easier to do business, I sponsored legislation along with Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi that created the Qualified Jobs Incentive Act. That legislation became law when it was signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo. more
Just before Christmas, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturers to keep a sharp eye on ingredients imported from Tianjin, China. more
There is a grim connection between two worsening addictions in the U.S.: to prescription opioid painkillers and to heroin. more
In just four years, the Behavioral Economics Oscars, widely known as the Becons, have become the most eagerly awaited of the year-end movie awards (even if the highly influential awards committee consists of just one person). Finally, the wait is … more
Maybe you're sick of hearing about Broadway's "Hamilton." But when I think back to the book or article or TV show or movie or other piece of what the media executives call "content" that affected and entertained and enlightened me most in … more
This year has been awash with financial and business intrigue and excitement. Here, then, are my awards for the most fascinating stories of 2015. more
For most of the past year, investors were asking when the U.S. Federal Reserve would start raising interest rates. With that question answered, attention has turned to the likely pattern of increases over the coming months and years: How high will rates rise, and how quickly? more
The immigration issue is fraught at the best of times, but especially so right now, with the rhetoric emanating from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. more
The main casualty of Washington’s endless partisan squabbling is a pragmatic approach to policy -- meaning one that prefers results to noise. more
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