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New campaign-finance law benefits incumbents

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last month signed into law new campaign-finance rules that eliminate how much an individual can give to political candidates in...

Boon seen from T.F. Green expansion

The domestic and international reach of Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport has expanded dramatically this year, to include 33 destinations through nonstop flights. That’s a near-doubling...

With $205.8 million impact, arts economy is strong in Providence

Given the results of the most recent Americans for the Arts study, “Arts & Economic Prosperity 5,” it’s no coincidence Providence is known as...
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Unfinished General Assembly session leaves major business issues up in the...

The General Assembly’s abrupt ending to its legislative session left several bills in limbo, including most notably the $9.2 billion tax-and-spending plan for fiscal...

Living to fight another day on historic tax credits

Historic-preservation advocates had hoped for more to celebrate this past week. Yes, the life of the state’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit program appeared to have...

House extends tourism-oversight panel

The House’s recent approval of a second iteration of the 2015 Tourism Study Commission, a 2-year-old legislative body chaired by Rep. Lauren H. Carson,...

GE cautious on R.I. job growth

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last year heralded the arrival of GE Digital, a technology division of General Electric Co., marking a triumphant moment in...

Twin River settled, but growing casino labor force likely to lead...

A strike by more than 330 unionized UNITE HERE! Local 26 food and beverage workers at Lincoln-based Twin River Casino unhappy with a company...

Can ferry help ease Newport traffic jam?

At what point will the frustration of a daily traffic jam make a ferry a more appealing commuting alternative? A business owner in Jamestown...

Are the PawSox worth investing in?

Should public money be used to help build a new $83 million ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox? State leaders have been reluctant to weigh...
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