Letters to the Editor

Patents key to creative economy

Dear Editor: I read with great interest your Q&A of Carolyn Kaplan (“Attorney tapped to head firm’s ‘green’ efforts,” Dec. 3), an attorney recently named...

Trash-to-energy plan is not all <br> positive news for environment

To the Editor: Proponents of waste-to-energy technology across New England would have you believe that the laws of physics don’t apply to them. ...

Rhode Island must have unique economic development ideas

To the editor, A robust economy is essential to providing Rhode Islanders with a superior quality of life. Similarly, a successful economic development strategy is...

Card-check union organizing <br> a blow to workers’ basic rights

The headline for this story (“Patrick signs bill expanding workers’ rights,” Sept. 27, www.pbn.com) is one of the most misleading I have ever seen....

The time is now for bold change <br> in R.I.’s health care...

The lieutenant governor is right on the broad concepts of what must be done in Rhode Island (“It’s time for Rhode Island to...

Private skills program yielding <br> long-term solution for youth

What a great story (“Rebuilding hope, and a bit of local history,” Oct. 1) about a bunch of Rhode Island private sector people and...

The region cuts local oil storage at the peril of all...

In 1972, while a graduate student at the American University in Washington, D.C., I produced a paper on intermodal transportation and their impact on...

Aquaculture helps create better environment for shellfishing

I am writing to address a comment made in the Oct. 1 article “Limits to growth for oysters? Wild-harvest advocate asks for CRMC review.”...

Minimum wage bills contradict<br> the simple economic realities

To the Editor: I expect more from the paper of and about Rhode Island business. Your article (“Bills seek minimum wage hike,” June 11) spends...

T.F. Green extension is crucial<br> and needs everyone’s support

To the Editor:We finally have seen the beginning of the long overdue movement to grow T.F. Green Airport (PVD) in Warwick.There are very strong...
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