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By GARY SASSE A system of checks and balances functions best when people on opposite sides of an issue are capable of compromise. For the last decade, hyper-partisanship, not problem-solving, has characterized American governance. Alice Rivlin, former more
By EMILY WHITE and BETH CRONIN She came into the Emergency Room alone, wild eyed with fear. When the painful contractions came she would moan and cry, asking for pain medication. This went on for hours and all we could offer her were words of more
By JEREMY GREENBERG As the college Class of 2018 ventures out into the working world, many of them will choose to work for themselves, or at least entertain the thought. A variety of factors - less security in the traditional job market, more innovation more
By JUSTIN KATZ Governor Gina Raimondo and the state Commerce Corp. recently announced a major deal with Electric Boat, located in Quonset Point. The private company is going to expand its factory and hire more than 1,300 new employees over a decade. more
By KEN WAGNER An open letter to parents: The end of the school year is upon us and students across the state are looking forward to sleeping late, basking in the sunshine, and splashing into swimming pools. Another necessity on that list of summer more
By JEFFREY DIEHL Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank highlighted wastewater infrastructure projects in Warwick and East Greenwich on Friday, May 18. These events marked the end of a weeklong series of events highlighting local infrastructure projects more
By REP. NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO It seems that every generation has its own epidemic to battle. But unlike polio or cholera, the tragic epidemic of our time is one of our own making. Responsible for an estimated 115 deaths every day, the opioid epidemic is more
By SARAH R. BRATKO People coming to the RI Hospitality Association's office will oftentimes be met at the door by my small, 10 year old rescue dog, Aiden. He spends most of his day sitting on a chair, occasionally taking a tour around our pet-friendly more
By SEN. JAMES C. SHEEHAN Several years ago, Rhode Island adopted a rigorous, innovative procedure to appoint its judges based on merit. This rigorous process is called the Judicial Nominating Process. The Judicial Nominating Commission was established more
By ALLAN FUNG Mayor of Cranston Rhode Islanders recognize that Gov. Gina Raimondo's continued diversion of millions from our 9-1-1 emergency system to help fill the state's abyssal structural deficit is just plain wrong. This practice has come with more
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