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With the R.I. Department of Transportation registering a significant structural deficit, much of the roadway and bridge maintenance that should be done is being deferred. Should more tolls be added to the Aquidneck Island bridges to cover scheduled maintenance (and thus take them out of the DOT’s operating budget)? 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
Do you think Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s approach to dealing with the state’s budget challenges is a prudent one for the state? more
Last week developer Evan Granoff announced a $7 million plan to rehabilitate the historic Arcade building and turn it into a mixed-use complex of shops and “micro-loft” apartments. What do you think of the plan? more
With a the creation of a resort casino in Massachusetts looming over the future success of Rhode Island’s two slots parlors, should Twin River and Newport Grand be allowed to become full-fledged casinos? more
Two recent PBN stories indicate there are signs of an economic awakening in Rhode Island. What is your gut feeling about where the Ocean State is headed in 2012? more
The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values registered a larger-than-expected decline for the 12 months ended Oct. 31, totaling 3.4 percent. Based on that, would you sell your home today if offered the right price? more
Health maintenance organizations have been around for decades. They offer less expensive health care options within a closed system of providers. But many consumers did not respond to … more
Much attention has been focused lately on creating a more hospitable startup culture in Rhode Island. The question is, has the state turned a corner in terms of its perception in the business community relative to startups? more
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