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Expand access to early-childhood education

To the Editor:While I was pleased to see that the number of kids in Rhode Island who are living in poverty has gone down,...

Energy-efficiency bill could generate savings for R.I.

To the Editor,When it comes to saving money, energy-efficiency standards might not be top of mind. But it’s a commonsense solution that can deliver...

PawSox owners should pay bigger share of funding for new ballpark

To the Editor: A simple survey asking Rhode Islanders of their interest in minor league baseball and whether or not they would attend games in...

New PawSox stadium win for city, state

To the Editor,I am in favor of Senate Bills 990 and 989 and support Pawtucket’s responsible effort to construct a new stadium on its...

The 2020 vision for Pawtucket clear … and good, for a...

Dear Editor:We Rhode Islanders hate change. It’s a visceral thing. We want things to be the way they’ve always been, and we certainly don’t...

Mansions and property rights

Rhode Island's Supreme Court recently issued an important decision for property rights, even though property rights were never mentioned in it.The court acted in...

CTE programs boost local innovation

In his guest column published Feb. 3, "Invest in career and technical centers," Supt. Barry Ricci of Chariho addressed a critical pathway for our...

Trump’s health-care failure and the end of fake news

The Republicans' failed attempt to enact the American Health Care Act had at least one result: fake news suffered a very real loss.One common...

The cost of Trump’s deepening unpopularity

Gallup's first post-health care presidential approval poll showed President Donald Trump down to 36 percent approval, a new low. He had previously fallen slightly...

The U.S. is getting sicker as it grows richer

Per capita gross domestic product is much higher in the U.S. than in the other major developed economies, and no one really seems to...
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