Would you locate a new business in Rhode Island?

Yes 13% | 58 votes
No 45% | 197 votes
It depends on incentives the state gave me to stay 9% | 37 votes
Only if the state gets its fiscal house in order while reducing taxes 33% | 143 votes
Posted 9/28/09

Last week, Providence Business News awarded the 2009 Rhode Island Innovation Awards, many of which were given to startups and early-stage companies.

Absent the success of attracting any large, existing companies to the state, job growth is likely to come from going concerns in the state expanding their work forces, as well as new companies finding success here.

There are many local entrepreneurs who consider whether to base their company in Rhode Island. How would you make the decision of where to locate a company you founded?

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