A recent report by GOBankingRates.com said that Rhode Island was the 11th-worst state in which to retire, based on a number of factors that include taxes, living expenses, banking, health insurance and social security. Where are looking to retire?
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo made her political name while as general treasurer in 2011, she championed the major reform to the state’s pension system. Should she force towns and cities to deal with their own pension and post-employment benefits unfunded liabilities today?
The state’s $11.6 million Community Service Grant program is being replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies.
Citing an increasingly unstable financial situation, Care New England, has asked for and received permission to transfer obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island to Kent Hospital, and Women and Infants Hospital. Where do you stand on the issue?
In March Gov. Gina M. Raimondo took credit for Citizens Bank’s decision to build a new operations center in Johnston in undeveloped land next to Interstate 295. Should the state be supporting this kind of development?