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The budget proposal released by President Donald Trump contains a list of cuts and additions that could have major effects on the Ocean State. Add to that the proposes modifications to the Affordable Care Act, the question becomes, which has the potential to have the greatest effect on Rhode Island’s economic health. more
The Providence Public Library is seeking to put a series of LED-mexh screens on the Empire and Washington streets facade of its historic building. Is this proposed trade-off between the modern marketplace and past design glory worth it? more
It is difficult to avoid the topic these days, now that bills have been introduced in Congress to replace the Affordable Care Act. And while you are considering how to answer this week's poll, … more
The cooperative relationship between Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, both Democrats, has hit a rough patch lately, thanks to a disagreement over the car tax. Is, as Mattiello says, the governor tone deaf to the issue of the car tax? more
President Donald Trump has unveiled plans to step up deportation of undocumented immigrants, including those who may not have been convicted of violent offenses. Undocumented immigrants total 11.4 … more
The owners of the Industrial Trust building, otherwise know as the “Superman” building, are offering tours of the empty landmark for the third time. What do you think should be done to make it productive again? more
The most recent edition of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s “How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare” series shows that interest payments on public debt nearly doubled from fiscal 2004 to fiscal 2014. Would you support more government indebtedness if the project were right? more
Regardless of where you stand on the politics, President Donald Trump’s executive order has the potential to hinder Rhode Island businesses. Or does it? Do you think it will have a negative impact on businesses in the Ocean State? more
Among the New England states, Rhode Island has the smallest percentage of immigrants who make their living owning a business. Have you patronized a business owned by immigrants recently? more
In announcing a new stage for the Rhode Island’s Promise scholarship program, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo went a long way toward matching a number of presidential campaign promises to make higher education more affordable. Is this the right way to do it? more
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