Updated August 29 at 7:42am
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With the primary election over, Rhode Island can now turn to electing a new governor, while Providence elects a new mayor. In a state with a part-time legislature but a weak governorship, which elected office actually has the most influence? more
Gatehouse Media took over the venerable journalistic institution last week and promptly started a new series of layoffs. Will this latest round of cost cutting damage Rhode Island’s only major metro daily? more
In the fiscal year 2014, Rhode Island grant tax credits and other corporate incentives worth nearly $25 million. Does the state get a good return on its investment? more
Minutes of the most recent Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting showed that the central bank policy makers believe that the U.S. labor market is getting closer to its long-term performance. Should the Fed raise interest rates sooner rather than later to stem potential inflation? more
In the latest Current Conditions Index report, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro downgraded the state’s economic momentum from “precarious” to “tenuous.” In discussion of … more
With the recent change to Providence’s zoning regulations, mixed-use development cannot happen along the industrial waterfront of the city. What do you think? more
Even as Boston’s Logan International Airport sets records for passenger traffic, T.F. Green continues to see drops in activity. Which airport do you prefer to use when you are flying somewhere? more
Nearly eight months after putting The Providence Journal on the block, the A.H. Belo Corp. has sold the state’s largest newspaper to GateHouse Media. Is the sale a good thing for the newspaper and the community it serves? more
Lifespan last week announced that it would charge employees who use tobacco products an additional $600 annually. Is that a good idea? more
The Obama administration has been notifying states that federal reimbursements from the Highway Trust Fund are going to start drying up as the fund’s authorization expires Sept. 30. How important is re-authorizing the fund compared with other priorities in Washington, D.C.? more
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