Op-ed
48 results total, viewing 37 - 48
We all are stories in the making. I write this shortly following the loss of my father-in-law, Henri Arts, who certainly lived a full life during his 92 years. Born in Holland, he lived through German occupation, and left for more
As the state representative from District 58, it is an honor and privilege to represent my hard-working neighbors from Pawtucket. Like many other districts in the urban core, my district is majority-minority and my neighbors and more
The end of Rhode Island's legislative session last week was largely drama-free, with none of the curious sticking points or cross-chamber clashes that have sometimes punctuated the final countdown. It helps, of course, that the state is flush with cash, more
By JASON FURLAN As both a local employer and a health care company, we recognize that our actions and words have a profound impact on the Rhode Island community through the countless people we interact with each day. Our employees, customers, providers more
Does the flap about U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Bailey's Beach Club tell us more about Whitehouse, partisan politics, "the media," or something else? Politicians and partisans love castigating their rivals for perceived hypocrisy, so the right-wing more
Does the flap about U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Bailey's Beach Club tell us more about Whitehouse, partisan politics, "the media," or something else? Politicians and partisans love castigating their rivals for perceived hypocrisy, so the right-wing more
By ELLIE BEARGEON As the nation prepares to celebrate another Independence Day, there is a lot to be grateful for this year. Thanks to new leadership in Congress, a new vaccine against COVID-19, and front-line American workers, the pandemic death toll is more
The $13.1 billion budget quickly passed last week by Rhode Island's House Finance Committee reflects the consensus-building approach of Speaker Joe Shekarchi. The spending plan continues the aversion of previous state leaders to broad-based tax more
By JULIE A. CASIMIRO, MICHAEL W. CHIPPENDALE, ANASTASIA WILLIAMS and THOMAS NORET Since 2016 the House Oversight Committee has been reviewing operations of the Department of Children Youth and Families (DCYF.) The result of these reviews exposed more
More than a decade has passed since Rhode Island cut the state's top marginal tax rate under then-Gov. Don Carcieri in 2010. Now, with more progressives in the General Assembly, there are growing calls to raise taxes on affluent residents. The Rhode more
The fight over control of Rhode Island's third-largest hospital group got relatively little local attention for a long time. The lawyer for Prospect Medical Holdings, the California-based parent of Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima more
By DEBORAH RUGGIERO COVID-19 has been the most convincing argument for Rhode Island to invest in high-speed internet, or dedicated broadband. Whether for remote working from home, distance learning or telehealth, broadband access must be reliable, fast more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.