Updated April 20 at 9:53pm
Polls
374 results total, viewing 161 - 170
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
The General Assembly is again considering putting a question on the fall ballot authorizing the selling of a bond to support the construction of affordable housing. Given the dire straits the state is in, should it be taking on more debt, no matter how noble the cause? 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
Are the governor's forums going to produce tangible results in the state's business climate, or are they just another opportunity to sell his own agenda to the business community? more
With the R.I. Department of Transportation registering a significant structural deficit, much of the roadway and bridge maintenance that should be done is being deferred. Should more tolls be added to the Aquidneck Island bridges to cover scheduled maintenance (and thus take them out of the DOT’s operating budget)? more
While Providence Mayor Angel Taveras was able to announce a tentative agreement with Johnson & Wales University last week for increased payments in lieu of taxes, the city’s financial picture is far from rosy. Will the city declare bankruptcy before the end of the fiscal year? more
Do you think Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s approach to dealing with the state’s budget challenges is a prudent one for the state? more
Last week developer Evan Granoff announced a $7 million plan to rehabilitate the historic Arcade building and turn it into a mixed-use complex of shops and “micro-loft” apartments. What do you think of the plan? more
With a the creation of a resort casino in Massachusetts looming over the future success of Rhode Island’s two slots parlors, should Twin River and Newport Grand be allowed to become full-fledged casinos? more
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