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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
Despite a good year-end fiscal report, the city of Providence is far from being financially healthy. Will declaring bankruptcy be the best way to balance the long-term health of the city and its existing obligations? more
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has offered Woonsocket a minimum of $18.4 million over the next 20 years to access the city’s water supply. What should Woonsocket do, say yes to the deal or fall in line with plant opponents? more
As 2016 came to a close a new economic development organization led by local CEOs was formed, the Partnership for Rhode Island. Do you think this new group will be able to make a difference in the state’s economic health? more
The last few months have brought a number of announcements from state government about companies moving to the Ocean State and bringing with them new jobs, all of them supported by public economic development incentives. Does the good of growing jobs in Rhode Island outweigh the potential long-term side effects of awarding public incentives? more
Is the newly operational five-turbine Block Island Wind Farm a sign of things to come in the energy-generation industry or just an interesting one-off achievement? more
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