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The Slater Technology Fund has invested nearly $40 million in local companies since its establishment in 1996. But with no allocation from the state, it must fund operations from money that could be used for further investments. Should the state allocate money back to the fund, something it has done up until the last two fiscal years? more
In the last issue of PBN, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin counseled caution when it comes to Rhode Island deciding on making recreational use of marijuana legal. His questions ranged from … more
The MBTA is looking to manage a deficit of $161 million in its fiscal 2013 budget by cutting back on its service to Rhode Island. Should the state help the MBTA with the shortfall in order to protect service to the Ocean State? more
Portsmouth just held a town economic workshop to generate ideas for economic development in the town. More than 50 people showed up on a Saturday and in two three-hour sessions, led by an outside … more
Now that the state has adopted the Global Medicaid Waiver that Gov. Donald L. Carcieri negotiated with the federal government … more
More than a year after announcing their intention to merge, Lifespan and Care New England have yet to complete the transaction. Should they be able to do so? more
As the Interstate 195 relocation project winds down, some of the area between the highway and Narragansett Bay in the Fox Point neighborhood will stop being a construction staging area. As a result, there has been much public discussion about what to do with the land, specifically the parcel that the state took over that included the former Shooters nightclub. more
The economic stimulus bill is in the midst of what could turn out to be contentious House-Senate conference committee negotiations. In the end, what is the correct size for the economic stimulus package? more
Spending decisions by both consumers and businesses depend in large part on their expectations of the coming weeks, months and years, especially as they relate to the current recession. Optimistic … more
A number of cities across the country have used above-ground light rail to revitalize their cores. Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline is an advocate of bringing light rail to the streets of the … more
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