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Earned sick time good for workers and their employers

To the Editor:As a business owner, I welcome an earned sick-day policy.In Rhode Island, more than 40 percent of private-sector workers are not able...
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ProvPlan rebounds from embezzlement

To the Editor:An open letter to the community from The Providence Plan:For more than 25 years, ProvPlan has worked with state and city leadership...

How to be company MVE

If a company wants its brand to stand out from the competition, differentiating it from its competitors is the place to start. Subaru has...

Republicans want to repeal Medicaid, too

Obamacare, President Donald Trump is fond of saying, is a "complete and total disaster" and must be replaced. Yet one of the most significant...

The real reason to watch the Gorsuch hearings

Once upon a time, Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice nominees had a straightforward purpose: For Senators to learn the views of the...

Grow Smart RI’s forum aims to make transit work better for...

PROVIDENCE — On Friday, nearly 200 people, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Board Chair Wayne Kezirian joined Grow...

Happy nations don’t focus on growth

The Socialist candidate for the French presidency, Benoit Hamon, says he doesn't believe in the "myth" and "quasi-religion" of growth-- it's part of the...

What happens in the absence of federal arts funding

Since President Lyndon Johnson and a bipartisan Congress created the national arts and humanities endowments, no president has called for their elimination -- until...

Flood-audit program needed to combat rising waters, flooding

To the Editor:I would like to thank Providence Business News for highlighting the plight of property owners facing rising waters and floods in my...

NOAA cuts reckless

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is just one of many federal agencies marked for drastic funding reductions to enable a big boost in...
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