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While Providence Mayor Angel Taveras was able to announce a tentative agreement with Johnson & Wales University last week for increased payments in lieu of taxes, the city’s financial picture is far from rosy. Will the city declare bankruptcy before the end of the fiscal year? more
The fallout from the 38 Studios LLC implosion is still having an effect on the state’s economic development efforts. Should the state just scrap the quasi-public agency. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released a report last week that made clear just how large the state budget gap is going forward. Which part of the state’s budget should be trimmed to help eliminate the deficit? more
Are the governor's forums going to produce tangible results in the state's business climate, or are they just another opportunity to sell his own agenda to the business community? more
While there are many factors that go into a company’s decision whether or not to hire more workers, which do you think is the most important impediment to creating jobs in the Ocean State? more
When the R.I. Department of Education released a statement saying that 40 percent of this year’s junior class was in danger of not graduating from high school because of sub-standard scores on the … more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras outlined a 20-step economic development plan last week designed to “jump-start the economy of Rhode Island’s capital city.” The plan includes five major points … more
At a conference last week, Robert G. Flanders Jr., the former R.I. Supreme Court justice and currently the state-appointed receiver for bankrupt Central Falls, said that it was likely Providence would declare bankruptcy. Should it? more
An oft-heard complaint from Rhode Island businesses is the negative effect that regulations have on their operations. Do you have a sense which set of regulations – federal, state or local – do the most harm to companies in the region? more
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