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By ALEXANDER POLLAN In times of financial trouble for Rhode Island, it is not out of character to study the old mantra When Nothing Goes Right, Go Left. While some may be seen shouting from the rooftops urging the state government to wave their magic more
Rhode Island has experienced something very unfortunate. For two elections, in a row, we are represented by a Governor for whom a majority of Rhode Island voters have voted against. Instant-runoff voting (or IRV) is a voting system used for more
Last Sunday, the University of Rhode Island hosted a competition which pitted student teams against each other in defending their moral take on complex social, political and business issues. This … more
“You wouldn’t do that even to a dog,” the mother of a mentally ill man in the state prison told a committee of the state Senate last month. Do what? Put him in a tiny room, alone, for weeks … more
By REP. EDITH H. AJELLO and SEN. DONNA M. NESSELBUSH Our privacy is compromised by something we likely have with us right now. Our cell phones broadcast our location without pause, and without … more
The presidential candidacies of Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders attest to a widespread anger with our federal government. A similar sentiment pervades Rhode Island. One way to begin … more
There’s a new medical epidemic that’s sweeping the country – one not caused by viruses or bacteria. And it can hit anyone at any time. The epidemic is called “surprise billing” and it … more
In her recent State of the State address Governor Gina Raimondo said, “First class jobs go to places with first class infrastructure.” We could not agree more. Here at the Quonset Business Park … more
1854 Redux The famine pushed the Irish huddled mass across the sea And many heard Rhode Island was the land of liberty The Irish had to deal with bigotry and hate The natives shouted … more
Small business is the lifeblood of Rhode Island economy. We have over 95,000 small businesses, and they employ our friends and families. Their success directly impacts the livelihoods of those … more
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