Health care reform must center on the community

The health care crisis we face is real, and Rhode Islanders deserve an authentic solution.Employers are being priced out of the system and dropping...

Charity shouldn’t determine taxes

The General Assembly is considering legislation that would prohibit the state from using donations to Rhode Island charities as a basis for residency –...

Central Falls’ schools get a helping hand

After Central Falls High School missed its test score targets for the fifth consecutive year, the No Child Left Behind Act required that the...
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Domestic banks on the power of Wal-Mart’s appeal

Citizens Bank is well known across the country for putting branches in supermarkets to attract new customers and provide convenience to existing ones. But on...

R.I. Foundation decides to wield its investment muscle

It's called shareholder activism. From setting recycling goals to removing genetically engineered ingredients from foods to requiring disclosure of political donations, investors have been making...

Advisory council seeks $2.2M, training initiatives

The R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council last Wednesday released a wish-list of investments and policy initiatives it says could help turn Rhode Island...

Tribe ‘weighing options’ after appeal’s rejection

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Narragansett Indian Tribe’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that the tribe is subject to Rhode...

CVS honored for hiring people with disabilities

By David Ortiz Contributing Writer CVS/pharmacy, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, has earned national recognition for its achievements in employing people with disabilities. The Woonsocket-based company received...
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Small Business Development Center to help Hispanics launch or expand their companies. /

‘Primer Paso’ a first step for Hispanic firms

Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of Rhode Island entrepreneurs. To get a sense of the issues they face, Providence Business News is...
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