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Under Trump, U.S. is sicker

Let’s revisit Ronald Reagan’s “Are you better off now than four years ago?” question, zooming in on health. President Donald Trump, take a reverse-bow. You...

For blacks, housing crisis endures

Here’s one way the 2008 financial crisis is still very much with us: For black Americans, homeownership is more out of reach than it...

Protect clean-water rules

President Donald Trump really dislikes the 2015 Clean Water Rule. Barely a month after taking office he directed the Environmental Protection Agency to take...
CHARITABLE GIVING: Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, left, meets with William F. Hatfield, center, market president in Rhode Island, and Trevor Koenig, communications executive, at the bank’s customer call center in East Providence. In addition to its customers, employees and shareholders, Moynihan said the bank has an obligation to its communities. He says the bank contributed about $200 million in charitable giving this year. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY


Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan says a ‘high-tech and high-touch’...

When Brian Moynihan became CEO of Bank of America Corp. after Ken Lewis stepped down in 2010, he took the helm in a period...

OHIC: Short-term health plans not approved for sale in R.I.

PROVIDENCE - The Trump Administration’s plan to expand access to short-term, limited duration health plans which omit coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act...
IMMIGRATION ACTIVIST: H. Jefferson Melish is a lawyer, as well as a member and activist on the South Kingstown Immigration Task Force and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. South Kingstown is the only municipality in the state to adopt a version of an ACLU ordinance that rejects local police cooperation with a federal program that deputizes local police departments to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Long-simmering divisions on immigration have boiled over nationally. Is the Ocean...

In March 2017 the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union drafted a model ordinance that would reject local police cooperation with...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP has signed an executive order requiring a 20-hour work week for many Americans receiving food through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Trump work-requirement time limit for SNAP benefits unrealistic, critics say

PROVIDENCE — President Donald Trump’s executive order Tuesday requiring stricter enforcement of a 20-hour work week for a portion of the 158,481 Rhode Islanders...
MARIE L. GANIM, the Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner said that in order to mitigate impacts on health insurance rates, the state will focus insurance rate increases on the previously subsidized, passing the cost to the federal government. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ RUPERT WHITELEY

OHIC works to limit health insurance subsidy cut’s effect on insured

PROVIDENCE — When President Donald Trump signed an executive order canceling Cost Sharing Reduction subsidies to 17,000 Rhode Islanders who depend on the program to afford...
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