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A little more than two years after its first incarnation took shape, the Providence Economic Development Partnership is re-launching its Innovation Investment Program. It is a good idea? more
Many observers of the Rhode Island political scene don’t see a lot of change coming in the General Assembly with regard to business-related legislation as a result of the election of Nicholas A. … more
Rhode Island was showered with accolades last week. Despite that, does the state’s poor employment situation detract from all the feel-good news? more
While no one seems to question that Rhode Island’s economy is rebounding from the Great Recession, there is strong evidence that the pace and consistency of the recovery is not what it could be. What is your experience? more
Last week President Barack Obama’s budget proposal included $25 billion less in spending on weapons and research for the Defense Department. Which is more important, bringing federal spending down or keeping the federal contracts going at the same levels? more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity has been advocating for the elimination of the state sales tax for some time. How would you pay for the lost revenue if the state were to eliminate or lower the sales tax? more
The proposed settlement of the public-sector employee lawsuits over proposed changes to their pensions will be subject to a great deal of scrutiny as it winds its way through an extensive approval process. What do you think about it? more
In announcing that CVS/pharmacy retail stores would no longer sell tobacco products starting Oct. 1, CVS Caremark Corp. President and CEO Larry J. Merlo took a bold step. Was it a good business decision? more
As the 2014 Rhode Island state legislative session gets underway, there are many potential economic development initiatives that will be discussed. Which one would generate the most economic benefit to the state? more
With his entry into the race for Rhode Island governor last week, Clay Pell joins four other major-party candidates in their bids to succeed Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee. Which would your vote for today based on what you know? more
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