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The seven statewide referendum questions before Rhode Island voters this year are a snapshot of economic and social requests. They address issues of ethics and accountability, and expansion of casino gambling in a time of increasing interstate … more
Pending Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s signature, Rhode Island will establish a new advisory council to oversee local pension plans, which together are underfunded by more than $2 billion. more
President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.S. respects the decision of U.K. voters to leave the European Union, and that the “special relationship” between the countries would endure. more
“The Waste-O-Meter” – a giant thermometer to track “government waste” – was unveiled Wednesday at a Statehouse press conference by The Republican Policy Group. more
It’s natural to evaluate Donald Trump’s appointments by whether we agree with the stances of the appointees. more
1Alex and Ani names new president POSTED ONLINE NOV. 10 Alex and Ani has named Cindy DiPietrantonio president of the jewelry-design company. PBN.com/Alex-and-Ani-names-new-president,118490 2 Proposed residential … more
The two Democratic candidates competing for the party’s presidential nomination have started opening offices in Rhode Island, preparing for the state’s April 26 primary election. more
To the Editor: Are you kidding? ("Smart incentive programs start to yield economic fruit for R.I.," Jan. 9, 2016) Do you guys really believe the awarding of a $450,000 tax credit over a 10-year period was the element that precipitated the … more
To the Editor: There is a way to make downtown Providence more interesting to tourists. The four-mile section of the Blackstone Canal from the head of the Providence River to the Peter Pan bus terminal should be restored. It should … more
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