Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Polls
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While there are many factors that go into a company’s decision whether or not to hire more workers, which do you think is the most important impediment to creating jobs in the Ocean State? more
When the R.I. Department of Education released a statement saying that 40 percent of this year’s junior class was in danger of not graduating from high school because of sub-standard scores on the … more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras outlined a 20-step economic development plan last week designed to “jump-start the economy of Rhode Island’s capital city.” The plan includes five major points … more
At a conference last week, Robert G. Flanders Jr., the former R.I. Supreme Court justice and currently the state-appointed receiver for bankrupt Central Falls, said that it was likely Providence would declare bankruptcy. Should it? more
An oft-heard complaint from Rhode Island businesses is the negative effect that regulations have on their operations. Do you have a sense which set of regulations – federal, state or local – do the most harm to companies in the region? more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s first budget has garnered a lot of attention, largely because in addition to anticipated budget trimming, it includes a large tax increase. What should the General Assembly do with the plan? more
Two of the ballot questions concern adding table games to the video slot machines at Newport Grand. Should anyone but Newport residents be weighing in on the question? more
Last week, Brookline Bancorp Inc. bought Bancorp Rhode Island for $234 million in cash and stock. Will the deal affect Bank Rhode Island’s presence in the Ocean State? more
The owner of downtown Providence’s “Superman Building,” as the Industrial Trust Tower has been known for years, is looking for upwards of $75 million to redevelop the historic structure. Would that level of public investment be worth it? more
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