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Rhode Island has struggled to emerge from the Great Recession. Yet, through sustained efforts to improve our business climate, invest in education and raise the quality of life for our residents, we are putting Rhode 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
Recent to-do lists for the 2016 legislative session omitted one crucial New Year’s resolution: Restore Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. Nearly seven years have passed … more
I've been a big fan of the Avon Cinema for over 50 years. Dinner and a movie, plus an occasional shopping spree, have been a part of our lives on many weekends. While I review movies for the Warwick Beacon and the Cranston Herald that are more
If we want to create jobs and grow our economy, we have to make it easier to do business in Rhode Island. Right now, companies across the country are making decisions about where 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 … more
You know who I feel sorry for? Today’s politicians. You’ll laugh at this, but hear me out. This is a very tough time to be a politician whether running for office or trying to lead while … more
By ANDREW S. CUTLER Unless you were visiting Mongolia last week, chances are you probably noted a story coming out of Rhode Island, which became a viral sensation overnight. As I followed this … 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
On a nice weekend, I will ride my motorcycle for a few hours to clear my head and reflect on the previous week at the State House. Our vehicles are much more than a mode of transportation. For many of us, they are a place of more
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