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Editorials

More budget-deficit action needed, now

Negotiating decline is never an easy or palatable task. But that is the reality confronting the state’s public employee unions at this point, as...

Needed help for firms displaced by growth

When Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline signed into law a measure to protect small businesses displaced by redevelopment, it was a welcome signal that...

Historic tax-credit solution equitable

Everyone understands that closing the state’s huge budget deficit means making very unpleasant choices. So it was with the passage of the bill last...

No need for state to fan nativist flames

The R.I. English Language Affirmation Act of 2008, or H7024, would make English the state’s official language and make illegal the use of any...

Water solutions more than digging holes

While the political insiders seem to have decided that it is time to tap into the aquifer in the Big River Management Area, we...

I-195 cooperation is only the start

We welcome the news that Providence and the state are working together on the development of the downtown land being freed up by the...

Bill to pad local bids deserves to sink

No matter what they say, it just does not appear that Rhode Island’s legislators appreciate the scope of the state’s budget crisis. The most...

Promet deserves to keep its property

The R.I. Supreme Court’s decision to support Promet Marine Services Corp.’s bid to buy the 5-acre waterfront parcel it operates on is a victory...

State’s landfill needs better oversight

Garbage in, garbage out is often used to explain computer glitches. But in the case of the R.I. Resource Recovery Corporation, the phrase may...

Women’s Summit a triumph, again

The Bryant University Women’s Summit is always an empowering event. Participants come away charged up with new ideas, new contacts and a new sense...
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