The budget proposal released by President Donald Trump contains a list of cuts and additions that could have major effects on the Ocean State. Add to that the proposes modifications to the Affordable Care Act, the question becomes, which has the potential to have the greatest effect on Rhode Island’s economic health.
The Providence Public Library is seeking to put a series of LED-mexh screens on the Empire and Washington streets facade of its historic building. Is this proposed trade-off between the modern marketplace and past design glory worth it?
The cooperative relationship between Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, both Democrats, has hit a rough patch lately, thanks to a disagreement over the car tax. Is, as Mattiello says, the governor tone deaf to the issue of the car tax?
The owners of the Industrial Trust building, otherwise know as the “Superman” building, are offering tours of the empty landmark for the third time. What do you think should be done to make it productive again?
The most recent edition of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s “How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare” series shows that interest payments on public debt nearly doubled from fiscal 2004 to fiscal 2014. Would you support more government indebtedness if the project were right?