Updated January 19 at 5:19pm
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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
Rhode Island native retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn has been named by President-elect Donald J. Trump to be the next national security adviser. Recently he shared fake news stories that linked Hillary Clinton to criminal activities. Should social media postings be considered when evaluating someone for a new job? more
In a discussion held during the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, Providence Equity Partners LLC founder and CEO Jonathan M. Nelson said that he was hearing good things from other business leaders around the nation about Rhode Island. Is she, as he said, “nailing it” in discussion with CEOs across the United States? more
When Dow futures dropped 800 points on election night in anticipation of a Donald J. Trump presidency, many investors regretted not moving more of their investments to cash prior to Nov. 8. But since the day after the U.S. elections the Dow Jones Industrial Average had gained more than 3 percent as of mid-day Monday. What will you do with your investments? more
Rhode Islanders have unusual questions on their minds, at least if a survey by real estate website Estately is to be believed. Why don’t you see if your curiosity aligns with that of your fellow Ocean Staters? It’s an interesting mix of options. more
When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced that the state could not wait to rebuild the the 6-10 Connector, many were upset. Should re-connecting the neighborhoods isolated by the original highway, which include Olneyville and Silver Lake, be part of the design considerations as the state rebuilds the road? more
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