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Sunday, September 27, 2020

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In this case, it is not a good idea<br> for R.I....

To the editor, The R.I. Department of Human Services and Gov. Donald L. Carcieri propose to save $46.6 million in fiscal year 2009 by re-balancing...

Politicians should wield ax on themselves to fix budget

I have been writing in this space for several years now, sticking scrupulously to my topic of health care reform. I am well aware,...

Whither support staff?

Have you seen the work load of administrative assistants increase or decrease at your company? • Increase – 80 % • Decrease...
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You can put salve on sales tax bite if you plan

There is a well-known truism in tax planning: It isn’t what you make that counts. It’s what you keep. That is certainly the case when...
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Editorial Cartoon: Wanted, “Big Oil”

Pictured is an old time wanted poster that reads: “WANTED: 'Big Oil,' for crimes committed against the hard-working citizens of Rhode Island. Warning: This...
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Export-control reform has begun, but more to be done

On Jan. 22, President George W. Bush signed a package of U.S. export-reform directives aimed at achieving an appropriate balance between two critical objectives...
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Editorial Cartoon: Shortcut to Savings?

A group of people are pictured at a board meeting. Two people are holding up a large pad which reads, “We take shortcuts to...

Revaluation only adds to the unfairness of taxes

North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi seems to have done the impossible. He has presented the Town Council a budget increase of 0.0087 percent, essentially...

Management by intimidation?

Recent high-profile reports and studies indicate that bullies in the work place are becoming noticed as a business-wide problem. Have you ever experienced bullying in...
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10 ways to ease pain at the gas pump

Dear Dan: Two years ago when gasoline prices took off, we coped by cutting back and dealing with the pain. Now things are even...

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