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Yesterday the Chicago Sun-Times Co. declared bankruptcy, joining a growing list of newspapers that are finding it difficult to operate in today’s environment. Are news organizations’ economic troubles changing the way you are consuming news? more
Success of the Obama administration’s plan to clean the balance sheets of banks of toxic assets is not a foregone conclusion. Some economists and politicians believe that it is only a transfer of … more
While the fiscal 2014 budget process is still not done, it seems that the General Assembly is closing in on the final deal. Does this budget plan seem like a good collection of taxing and spending priorities to you? more
Early results of Christmas season retail surveys indicate that fears of the country running over the fiscal cliff without a deal on federal taxing and spending held back consumer demand. Did you find something similar happening at your business? more
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
As one of its final acts in the recently concluded session, the General Assembly delayed implementation of the tolls on the Sakonnet River bridge until some point in 2014. Was that a good idea? more
One of the pieces of the federal economic stimulus package put into law a few weeks ago was an expansion of the tax credits for the installation of renewable energy systems. Will you be taking advantage of them any time soon? 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
Recent stories about the declining unemployment rate in Rhode Island have included data that indicates the state’s labor force is shrinking as well. Is the emphasis on that last point obscuring the true picture of the state’s economy? more
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