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Last week, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello said negotiations with PawSox owners are ongoing, with a new proposal expected to be made public in the next few weeks. He said lawmakers could consider the deal in a special legislative session. more
Early last week, the United States Olympic Committee ended a potential bid by Boston to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Is losing out on the potential for hosting the Olympic games – which many observers believe is likely to go the a U.S. city – a loss for the region? more
Last week, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo formed a committee to deliver recommendations on reforming health care delivery in the state, including setting a cap on how much is spent per year on health care in Rhode Island. more
Providence City Council has a couple of tax stabilization plans under consideration. Are they the best way to get development going in the city? more
Last week Rhode Island earned a grade of D+ for manufacturing industry health on the latest manufacturing and logistics state report card. Is raising taxes a necessity to bringing the state’s transportation infrastructure up to par? more
At the end of the General Assembly’s recently concluded 2015 session, the Senate passed legislation creating a tax stabilization regime for the former Interstate 195 land in Providence. Should the state take over the taxing authority from the city on the former I-195 land? more
This year marks 20 years since the Providence Preservation Society published its first Most Endangered Properties List. Is the list itself a net good for Providence’s built environment or is it a hindrance to the city moving forward? more
Last week, a developer presented the details of a mixed-use, life sciences project to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. The Pawtucket Red Sox already have proposed building a new baseball stadium on former Interstate 195 land. Should either project receive public subsidies? more
Last week the House Finance Committee voted the fiscal 2016 budget out for consideration by the entire House, which is the first step toward adopted the blueprint for the state. Do you think this is a good tax-and-spending plan for Rhode Island? more
Last week, former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee made it official – he is a candidate for president. Would you vote for him? more
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