Last week Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced a new $1.3 million grant program – Real Jobs RI – designed to focus job training on the stated needs of Rhode Island employers. Is it enough to make a dent in the Ocean State’s jobless problem?
Penn National Gaming Inc. said that it plans to open the $225 million Plainridge Park Casino on June 24. Will you stay away from Plainridge or other Massachusetts facilities out of loyalty to Rhode Island facilities, or because you want to keep up the revenue stream for the state?
Former Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Kenneth J. Block has released a report that shows Rhode Island pays far more than much larger cities and regions for its fire coverage. Should the Ocean State’s approach be changed?