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By Steve Ahlquist on March 13, 2017
“But I was…” said Molly Henry.
“No. You cannot speak,” insisted Providence City Councilor Terrence Hassett, “It’s the rule of the chamber.”
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By Bob Plain on September 26, 2016
Some 500 Rhode Island janitors – who work at TF Green Airport, CVS, Fidelity and other places in the Ocean State – could go on strike if their labor union can’t come to an agreement with their employer this week on a new contract.
By Tony Hempfer on March 15, 2016
The legislation that we are advocating for, Fair Workweek for Rhode Island, incentivizes employers to give workers their schedules in advance and compensates employees for last-minute scheduling changes.
By Steve Ahlquist on February 14, 2015
When asked about the role of faith in his life, Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, invoked the Golden Rule in a way I never thought possible when he claimed that the principle of being customer focused in business, “is not all that different from treating others as you want to be treated yourself.”
By Bob Plain on May 13, 2013
The Providence Journal reports that Gina Raimondo was in San Francisco recently selling her pension cutting playbook to a group of San Francisco business leaders. The Bay Area Council, which bills itself on its website as a “a business-sponsored, public policy advocacy organization for the nine-county Bay Area. The Council proactively advocates for a strong […]
Progress Report: Ugly Campaign Olympics; Brien Down to Last Strike, ProJo for Warren; NEA-RI to NK: We Bat Last
By Bob Plain on October 25, 2012
I’m starting to get the feeling that Brendan Doherty doesn’t even want to serve in Congress. If he did, he’d probably audition for the job a just little bit rather than just trying to convince voters to reject incumbent David Cicilline. This campaign has become ridiculously negative, and their debates remind me of when my […]
By Bob Plain on May 7, 2012
After a protest in front of the downtown Bank of America building this afternoon at 5pm, about 15 Rhode Islanders are heading off to Charlotte North Carolina to join thousands of others from across the United States to protest at the bank’s annual shareholder’s meeting. Today’s action in downtown Providence in front of the Superman […]