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Editorials

Charity care merits a serious discussion

The R.I. Department of Health has proposed new regulations that would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a wide range of free-standing...

No bidding war for film tax credit

We can only hope that the General Assembly does not feel the need to compete with Connecticut in luring Hollywood further East. According to...

<i>A decade-long arts success in the city</i>

In a city that puts great value on its cultural life, success stories by arts nonprofits are a welcome sight. The Providence Black Repertory...

<i>We need more than an independent man</i>

Rhode Island government desperately needs the kind of good-government measure that Sen. Leonidas "Lou" Raptakis (D-Coventry) has introduced at the request of Operation Clean...

Charity shouldn’t determine taxes

The General Assembly is considering legislation that would prohibit the state from using donations to Rhode Island charities as a basis for residency –...

Central Falls’ schools get a helping hand

After Central Falls High School missed its test score targets for the fifth consecutive year, the No Child Left Behind Act required that the...

A modest investment for state’s fire safety

It's an open secret that delays in fire safety inspections are slowing down the completion of construction projects all across the state. And as...

Business success today is a collective endeavor

The buzzword in economic development circles is collaboration. It is a recognition that the challenges facing new product or service development – especially for...

<i>Hospitals demand rational management</i>

If the state's community hospitals were public companies, they would all be trading as penny stocks by now. Kent Hospital, for example, is hemorrhaging...

<i>Time to consider a state water authority</i>

It's somewhat ironic that the Ocean State is facing a lack of water, but that is the situation being studied by the General Assembly...

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