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Twin River has started offering poker at tables, another step in the facility become a full-fledged casino. Will the addition of poker make it more likely you will patronize the gaming facility? more
With records being set over the Thanksgiving holiday for online retail commerce, do you feel a responsibility to your local merchants to shop at stores in the region? more
Many retailers, both brick and mortar, and Internet based, look at the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas as the most important period of their year. Did you take part in the kick-off of the holiday retail season either in person or by digital means (or both)? more
The terrorist attacks in Paris have had a ripple effect across the globe, not the least of all in the attitude of elected officials toward accepting refugees from war-torn Syria, which is the home … more
Last week the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released its annual “How Rhode Island Revenues Compare” report. In it the Ocean State once again has among the highest tax burdens in the nation. What state spending would you trim if the state lowered the tax collected to the national average? more
Last week the fifth Watershed Counts report was released, and in it a link is made between cleaner water in Narragansett Bay and economic development. Is it possible to improve economic development and the quality of Narragansett Bay’s water at the same time? Or must a choice between the two be made? more
Providence Business News held its first Cybersecurity Summit last week, and the topic left attendees wondering just how well their businesses are protected from from Internet-based threats. Is your company proactive enough in this constantly expanding area of threats? more
Last week a number of open government advocates visited with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s staff to communicate their frustration with how the administration has been handling requests for information. Is this an important issue? Should the governor and her staff be more responsive to public requests for information? more
Last week the Twin River Management Group presented its plans for a new casino in Tiverton to the Town Council. Do you like the idea of moving Newport Grand to the border with Fall River? more
A new poll conducted by the Bryant University Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership found that 63.3 percent of respondents think it is important for the Pawtucket Red Sox to stay in Rhode Island. But three-quarters of those surveyed, 74.2 percent, are opposed to any taxpayer assistance for a new Providence ballpark. more
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