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Ever since Boston started sprouting building cranes, people have been wondering, why can't we make it happen here in Providence? The answers is complex, but it starts with the economy. Without robust job and population growth, why would any … more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council's latest report on the state's ranking for tax revenue is not an eye opener so much as it is another punch to the solar plexus of the state's taxpayers. For fiscal 2012, the most recent year with … more
Despite the growth of relatively inexpensive domestic supply, the price of natural gas for the generation of electricity has been spiking in New England, thanks to a supply bottleneck leading into … more
Late last week, ProvPort, the nonprofit, public-private partnership that owns and operates the Port of Providence, released an economic impact report on its 20th anniversary. The topline of the … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's choices for key positions in her administration have demonstrated she wants to change the way things are done in the Ocean State. But at the same time she has … more
Living in city centers has never been more appealing to Americans of all ages, and Rhode Islanders are no exception. Apartments cannot be built fast enough in downtown Providence to meet demand. And … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has not been shy about putting her stamp on the state's extensive bureaucracy. She has been clear that she wants to change the way that state conducts its business, becoming … more
As if on cue, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week showed that she understands the need for swift action, first replacing the entire I-195 Redevelopment Commission, and then revamping the state board of education. more
During her campaign, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo emphasized that turning Rhode Island’s economy around was a long-term project. Who, after all, can engineer a statewide recovery within, say, 100 days? more
The bad news is, Rhode Island still has the highest unemployment rate in New England, 6.8 percent at the last counting to end 2014. But there is good news to be had. more
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