Last week the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston that it was extending its “Working Cities Challenge” to Rhode Island after its debut in the Bay State. Will Rhode Island be able to attract private investment to the public/private economic development partnership as Massachusetts has done?
It is no secret that Rhode Island has a perception problem. As in, the Ocean State is perceived as a poor place to do business, to plant roots or even to find a job.
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has done more than any others in recent memory to …
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Three firms, including the developer of the “I Love New York” slogan, a global public relations firm and a Jamestown-based company that will engage the public, have been selected to create a tourism and business attraction campaign for Rhode Island.
With the idea that the Pawtucket Red Sox would move to a downtown Providence riverfront location now out of the question, the issue of where the minor-league baseball team will play is unclear. What do you think?
Former Gov. Donald L. Carcieri deflected a number of red flags raised by a high-ranking cabinet member about the proposed financing deal subsequently approved for the now-bankrupt video game company 38 Studios LLC founded by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.