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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? more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed a tax on nonowner-occupied real estate – including second homes and investment properties – valued at more than $1 million. Is it a good idea? more
Home prices in the region are on a steady upward path, but Rhode Island’s median home price is still significantly below its 2006 peak. Are you in the mood to buy a home? more
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? more
Rhode Island tied with Illinois in January for the largest year-over-year decline in the unemployment rate. Did your company add jobs last year? Does it expect to in 2015? more
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? more
Only a month after closing on a deal to buy Newport Grand from longtime owner and CEO Diane S. Hurley, developer Joseph R. Paolino Jr. sold the slots parlor to Twin River. What should the new owners of Newport Grand look to do with their new property? more
Last week’s announcement of the sale of the Pawtucket Red Sox came with it a plan to build a new stadium on former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River. Is this a good thing for the city? more
A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. Is this delay a sign of just how hostile the city is to development? more
While Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has generally received high marks for her management of this winter’s barrage of snow events, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has gotten more mixed reviews. What do you think? more
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