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When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden … more
In an effort to recruit more poll workers for Election Day, R.I. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is asking businesses and nonprofits to help out. more
School's in, and for no one is that more true than Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. In the span of less than two weeks, the governor has: n Set new goals for 3rd grade reading in the public schools – 75 percent reading at grade level by … more
PROVIDENCE – Three lawmakers, all Republicans, earned perfect scores from the National Federation of Independent Business for their voting records in the 2015-16 session of the General Assembly. Sen. Nicholas Kettle, R-Coventry, was the … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Sept. 19 agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement between the state and Curt Schilling, three other defendants and their insurer in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC lawsuit. In addition to Schilling, … more
Providence City Council's rejection of a proposed $40 million infrastructure bond issuance has laid bare the shortcomings of the current system for electing its members. Citing concerns about the city's fiscal condition, the group against … more
Amazingly, Donald Trump has taken a bad idea and made it worse. more
In a matter of minutes on Tuesday, Donald Trump set fire to 30 years of Republican orthodoxy on trade. 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
When Margaret Thatcher visited the College of Europe in 1988, she joked that a British leader coming to address an elite college of European civil servants was like Genghis Khan being invited to a peace conference. more
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