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The present plan to pay for the repairs of Rhode Island’s bridges is too complicated and too costly. more
As Rhode Island enters a new era of economic growth, it is important for the business community to have the confidence that's needed to invest in our state. Businesses are attracted to places where the rules are clear and fair. This begins with … more
Manufacturing has taken a positive turn with signals that orders and production are poised to continue the trend upward. Small and large companies are ramping up hiring, training and operations activity, while support from the new state … more
It's tough living in a big city – the people, the traffic, the noise. Oh, and did we mention the cost of housing? Contrary to conventional wisdom, high and rising housing costs in the biggest cities are not ideal for an economic recovery. … more
Since 1960, a lot fewer Americans have been dying of tobacco and car accidents, and a lot more have been dying of diseases related to obesity. That is the conclusion of a new study by Harvard economist David Cutler and National Bureau of Economic … more
It’s a rare day when Congress can reach bipartisan agreement. Rarer still is agreement on a measure to protect the environment. more
For nearly 100 years, the Rhode Island Foundation has connected people to causes they care about in our community. We build bridges with and between philanthropists, community organizations and government and business partners. We bring Rhode … more
The main casualty of Washington’s endless partisan squabbling is a pragmatic approach to policy -- meaning one that prefers results to noise. more
The U.S. government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen threatens the German automaker with such heavy penalties that, in hindsight, it may not have been worth it for VW to be present in the U.S. market at all. more
Last year, in an attempt to bring Rhode Island more economic viability by making it easier to do business, I sponsored legislation along with Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi that created the Qualified Jobs Incentive Act. That legislation became law when it was signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo. more
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