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Tax cut winners and losers

President Donald Trump and the Republicans’ tax cut is proving to be vastly more generous for corporate America, and vastly more expensive for taxpayers,...
GATHERING PLACE: Anne Holland, left, founder of the What Cheer Writer’s Club, with Jodie Vinson, program manager. Holland started the club because she wanted a place where local writers of all sorts could work, network and collaborate.
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A space for writers to work

Anne Holland was a business journalist working from home when she thought of creating a gathering place for writers of all sorts – journalists,...
MAKING THINGS ­HAPPEN: Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., has made his mark in Congress by building bipartisan coalitions. 
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Jack Reed sets an example for government service in troubled times

Without shoving ourselves into too much of the business of Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., he should not be allowed to leave his Senate seat...

Business execs optimistic about 2019, but challenged to find professional-level talent

More than 1,200 business executives from all 50 states who recently contributed to a national business trends survey expressed optimism about the business climate...

Innovation comes to Newport

A century-old school in Newport is being repurposed into Innovate Newport, an incubator for companies looking to join the region’s tech economy.While the idea...

U.S. is a meritocracy but it’s still not fair


Much of the current debate about inherited wealth in a number of Western countries is informed by the notion that most of today’s top...

More veterans needed in Congress

Forty years ago, military veterans made up roughly three-quarters of Congress. By 2017, the proportion had dwindled to fewer than one in five. The...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: Women’s Fund of Rhode Island invests in women and girls through research, advocacy, grant-making and strategic partnerships designed to advance gender equity through...

Marcantano named new chief operating officer of Meeting Street

MARK MARCANTANO was recently hired as the new chief operating officer for Meeting Street. Marcantano has worked in the health care industry for 21...

Study recommends long-term investment to improve R.I. park system

PROVIDENCE – A “strategic, sustained, long-term investment to increase the self-sufficiency and economic potential” of the state’s park system is needed, the R.I. Department...
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2018 Fall Health Care Summit

Tuesday October 30, 2018

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