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Op-ed / Letters to the Editor
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The sharp May hiring slowdown revealed in Friday’s employment report took a lot of people -- including me -- by surprise. It shouldn’t have. more
A little over a month ago, I was proud to be appointed the chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight. In my new role, my focus will be making government work for Rhode Islanders. more
This has been a very noisy few months in terms of the information that investors have to think about. The U.S elections have been a wild ride -- surprising and, in many ways, unprecedented. … more
In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on regionalization is now. more
Back in January 2012, the Federal Reserve promised to keep its preferred measure of inflation close to 2 percent over the longer run. more
At a total estimated cost of around $1.5 trillion, the F-35 fighter plane is the most expensive weapons system in history. more
Thirty-nine years ago, on May 25, 1977, a movie was released with a somewhat ridiculous name: “Star Wars.” (It’s now called “Episode IV: A New Hope.”) Almost no one thought that it would do well, and nobody could have predicted it would become the defining saga of our era. How did it manage to do that? more
American airports, uninviting in the best of times, have lately descended into bedlam. Security lines are stretching for hours. Passengers are missing flights. more
On a nice weekend, I will ride my motorcycle for a few hours to clear my head and reflect on the previous week at the Statehouse. Our vehicles are much more than a mode of transportation. more
How could the good done by the majority of those receiving legislative grants be missed in the media frenzy over the abuse of a few? In the spirit of fairness, people need to look at the big picture. more
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