That didn’t take long. On Monday came news that the proposed state pension settlement unveiled on Valentine’s Day has hit a seemingly major roadblock, with one of six groups of impacted workers and retirees – police personnel – voting to reject the deal.

Under the terms of the agreement made behind closed doors …

One way to stimulate the Rhode Island economy and attract more business to the state is … More
Is it time for term limits? Are we ready to axe the master lever? Should we grant the … More
It’s often thought cynical to say that moments of crisis create opportunity. For the … More
Last month, as an agreement was announced that would settle legal challenges to Rhode … More
For the first time in seven years, the Rhode Island Coalition of the Homeless was able to … More
Editorial Cartoon
Write of Way
Meg Fraser
Sun Rise Scoops
Meri R. Kennedy
If Rhode Island wants to attract new companies to locate here and encourage existing … More
Let’s not sugarcoat things. I recognize that Rhode Island isn’t perfect. We have some … More
The snow has melted away – for now, at least. Temperatures have risen into the 50s – … More
With all of the furor surrounding the economy and job creation in Rhode Island, another … More
DMV COMPUTER SYSTEM WORSE THAN OBAMACARE’S:  We were all amazed that the U.S. … More
Letters to the Editor

To the editor:

Realizing our enormous debt, this next election will be very critical, in which the focus must be cost effective government and pragmatic laws, programs and policies that will equal job creation and financial security for “all” Rhode Islanders.

Considering our federal debt, that continues to soar, …

One way to stimulate the Rhode Island economy and attract more business to the state is … More
To the Editor: The indoctrination efforts of government labor unions coupled with … More
To the Editor: “Here lies where Rhode Island used to be…” I can only imagine a … More
To the Editor: Enough is enough.  Over the past several legislative sessions, our … More
To the Editor: It may surprise Rhode Islanders to learn that the plastic bag they used … More
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