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Negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were just completed. This trade agreement, which would encompass 40 percent of the global economy, has been negotiated in secret for several years … 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
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
People are taking a more active role in how they purchase and pay for health care, with consumers driving more of the decision-making process. With thousands of Rhode Island residents purchasing … more
As governor, my mission is to create jobs and lead an economic comeback that gives everyone an opportunity to make it in Rhode Island. Every day we are working to improve our business climate to make … more
The United States Department of Transportation ranks Rhode Island last – 50th out of 50 states – in bridge quality. Everyone agrees that we have to fix the bridges across RI, approximately one in … more
I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … more
By DANIEL WALL The United States Department of Education (DOE) is worried about Rhode Island’s testing participation rates. In December, Rhode Island and 11 other states were notified that they … more
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
If you care about open government in Rhode Island, if you’re a fan of having decisions made in a transparent manner, and if you just want to be able to hold elected officials responsible for their … more
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