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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Editorials

No matter the pain, layoffs must continue

Two separate stories in this week’s Providence Business News should help focus Rhode Island on the issue of the day. University of Rhode Island economist...

The issues are clear, now we need action

Although governing by poll can be dangerous, it is important in a democracy to understand the popular will. A recent poll conducted by Ocean...

A look back yields a view to the future

Although it’s primarliy a look back, this week’s Stories of the Year 2007 focus section also gives some pretty good indications about what will...

A year to remember and a year to forget

For the unapologetic optimists, 2008 has presented an extraordinary challenge. Across the nation and around the world we have witnessed the collapse of the...

When small things have big effects

In the biology of the ocean, the vitality of the smallest link in the chain of life has a profound impact on the largest....

Fix the state budget, so the state can fix the dams

While there is a cost associated with the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s recently implemented regulations governing the inspection of the state’s 674 dams,...

Immigrant startups are maturing in nature

It is a well-established pattern played out in every new wave of immigration – the first generation opens businesses to serve their countrymen. And...

FM Global, EDC create new template

A multibillion-dollar company says it plans to build a new headquarters and is considering going out of state. That is usually the signal for the...

RIPEC study good for budget talks

As a parting gift to the citizens of Rhode Island before he heads off to run the R.I. Department of Revenue, Gary S. Sasse...

By sharing, women make a difference

“Show, don’t tell” is a journalist aphorism meant to keep writing crisp and grounded in reality. But sometimes show and tell can make...
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