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Tuesday, September 29, 2020



Burma sanctions need lifting

My bride, Carol Ann, and I recently visited Burma, as the U.S. government knows it, or Myanmar, as others now call it. Our trip...

Editorial Cartoon: Condo views

A man is surrounded by tall skyscrapes, and is shouting; “When they said my new condo would have a view, I didn’t know it...

Finding courage to speak up

A.G. Lafley, chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble, says that his mother told him to exhibit the courage of his convictions, encouraging him...

Water solutions more than digging holes

While the political insiders seem to have decided that it is time to tap into the aquifer in the Big River Management Area, we...

I-195 cooperation is only the start

We welcome the news that Providence and the state are working together on the development of the downtown land being freed up by the...

Editorial Cartoon: Adjustment Period

A man and woman are walking though an office where offices have Keep Out! signs and barbed wire. The woman says to the man,...

Cuts to housing programs will damage the economy

“The interaction of housing, housing finance and economic activity has for years been of central importance for understanding the behavior of the economy.” Can you...

Tipping point?

The R.I. Economic Development Corporation has issued its economic growth plan for 2008, called “Creating Higher Wage Job Opportunities for All Rhode Islanders,” in...

The local global marketplace

The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders, representing small and large businesses in a variety of industries...
PBN READER COMMENTS  on the R.I. Economic Growth and Fairness Act of 2008. /

Editorial Cartoon: Time for a Tea Party?

A wooden crate labeled “proposed tax increases to cut deficit” – apparently a reference to the controversial R.I. Economic Growth and Fairness Act of...

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