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Ranked-choice voting advocates empowered after CD1 primary results

Calls for voting reform grew to a roar in the days heading into Rhode Island’s competitive and crowded Democratic congressional primary.  Now on the other...

Voters head to the polls for 1st Congressional District primary

Rhode Island voters are casting their ballots Tuesday in a primary contest to winnow down a field of candidates vying for the U.S. House...
WILL IT WORK? State Rep. Karen Alzate is the primary sponsor of one of two bills that would mandate a 32-hour workweek for certain businesses in Rhode Island. There’s not much support for it. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

32-hour workweek law? Not much support in R.I.

In an effort to find and retain workers in a tight job market, some companies have toyed with the idea of converting to a...

As court debates student loans, borrowers see disconnect

WASHINGTON (AP) – Niara Thompson couldn't shake her frustration as the Supreme Court debated President Joe Biden's student debt cancellation. As she listened from...

Democrats open a new kind of convention

ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic Party will convene, sort of, amid a pandemic that has upended the usual pomp-and-circumstance of presidential nominating conventions. Democratic National...
MAYOR PETE BUTTIGIEG leads 2020 presidential hopefuls in fundraising in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MARIO TAMA

Buttigieg outpacing candidates in R.I. fundraising

PROVIDENCE – The presidential hopeful that has raised the most in Rhode Island as of Nov. 30 is South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg,...

Tax the wealthy and their charities will suffer

America’s corporate economy has long been divided between a taxed, for-profit sector and a non-taxed, not-for-profit sector. This division has significant implications for tax...

Sanders unveils plan to ‘democratize’ corporations and financial markets

PROVIDENCE – Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., last week unveiled proposals to “democratize” corporations and financial markets, a move applauded by...

Americans won’t pay carbon taxes

Much has been made of the willingness of Democratic presidential candidates to risk taking positions that aren’t popular with voters at large in order...

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...
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