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Reduction in this year’s TAP funding leads to questions about state’s...

The recent $37 million cut to funding for the state Transportation Alternative Program has some lawmakers worried that the move sets a precedent that...
FINDING A WAY FORWARD: Victoria Malchar, owner of Malchar Wellness Center, treats Brandon Maced at her Warwick offices, where she and her staff offer a number of coaching and therapy options. 
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Malchar builds health and wellness from ground up

Victoria Malchar of Warwick’s Malchar Wellness Center is a chiropractor, sure. But she does so much more than that and has for quite some...
REIMAGINING WORK: The Citizens Financial Group campus in Johnston just passed its one-year anniversary, and its design and amenities have increased worker interaction, says the company. Plenty of windows lighten the mood for Louise Corrigan, left, vice president of lease administration, and Melissa Abatiello, portfolio specialist.
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New campus amenities can recharge employees

With the completion of electrical systems at Citizens Financial Group Inc.’s campus in Johnston, work on the new buildings is now done, about a...
A BIG BREAK: The 2017 federal tax overhaul helped many small businesses save thousands of dollars in government payments, including insurance agency Butler & Messier in Pawtucket. Susan Casimiro, left, account manager, converses with Bruce Messier, vice president of sales.
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The 2017 federal tax overhaul helps small businesses too

Say what you will about President Donald Trump, the folks who run Butler & Messier Insurance don’t have any qualms.They estimate that the federal...

Slader reelected RISCA chair

ELIZABETH “LIBBY” SLADER, owner of Providence-based design firm Libby Slader Interior Design, was recently reelected as chairman of the Rhode Island State Council on...

The creativity ABCs

Creativity fuels innovation, and innovation is essential to business. So, I’m sharing my thoughts on creativity, yet I’m using one of my favorite formulas:...

5 practical things to consider before granting equity interests in your...

One of the biggest mistakes that company founders make when starting a new company is failing to treat equity like the precious and finite...

The misguided war against corporate profits

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., relishes the disdain of America’s business elite, proudly displaying on his campaign website his anti-endorsements from corporate titans and their...
STOP OR GO? Will the public conflict over the proposed IGT deal with the state threaten the company’s commitment to stay in Rhode Island, or will it leave town, just like the Pawtucket Red Sox did? 
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Want a repeat of PawSox mess? Take a look at IGT...

While the calendar says it’s September, doesn’t it feel like Feb. 2? You know, Groundhog Day, when a rodent forecasts our weather and it...

OHIC helps keep health costs down

If you want to see an example of how regulation can help both individuals and business, take a look at the work of the...
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