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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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...

Battling doubt on sea-level rise

When homeowners in Newport’s The Point neighborhood look to Narragansett Bay, they can see the water line encroaching, threatening their homes and livelihoods.Yet some...

Single Providence transit hub still planned

The movement of Peter Pan and Greyhound bus service in Providence away from Kennedy Plaza to a location across from the Rhode Island Convention...

R.I. biz community divided on Trump policies

President Donald Trump continues to divide Rhode Island’s business community, which still largely expects him to buoy individual businesses, but remains skeptical about his...
STATE REP. PATRICIA L. Morgan, R-Coventry, said "the vulnerable didn't ask for this to be launched before it was ready. The taxpayers didn't ask for thIs to be launched before it was ready." /COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

UHIP to-do list still lengthy

EIght months after the state launched what has been described as a broken computer system, the R.I. Department of Human Services continues to pare...
BROWN UNIVERSITY said it will automatically waive application fees for any prospective student who qualified for free or reduced lunch programs starting with the class entering in fall 2018.

Are students with low incomes priced out of applying to college?

Applying to college can be stressful, especially for applicants with low incomes. Beyond the usual worries of acceptance and scholarship chances, they must weigh...
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED this month in the General Assembly proposes creating a statewide water authority to centralize oversight and operations of the 490 public water-supply systems in Rhode Island. / COURTESY ­PROVIDENCE WATER SUPPLY BOARD

Can water ease Providence’s pension woes?

Is water part of the answer to the fiscal woes of Providence?Legislation introduced this month in the General Assembly proposes creating a statewide water...

Who pays for R.I. car-tax cuts?

The car tax in Rhode Island is so unevenly collected and disproportionately important to town coffers that reducing it raises a host of secondary...
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