At the end of the General Assembly’s recently concluded 2015 session, the Senate passed legislation creating a tax stabilization regime for the former Interstate 195 land in Providence. Should the state take over the taxing authority from the city on the former I-195 land?
This year marks 20 years since the Providence Preservation Society published its first Most Endangered Properties List. Is the list itself a net good for Providence’s built environment or is it a hindrance to the city moving forward?
Last week, a developer presented the details of a mixed-use, life sciences project to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. The Pawtucket Red Sox already have proposed building a new baseball stadium on former Interstate 195 land. Should either project receive public subsidies?
Last week the House Finance Committee voted the fiscal 2016 budget out for consideration by the entire House, which is the first step toward adopted the blueprint for the state. Do you think this is a good tax-and-spending plan for Rhode Island?