Updated October 20 at 3:20pm
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The recent decision by the R.I. State Police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin not to prosecute anyone as the result of their investigation is not satisfying. Do you have confidence that the investigation was done well and without influence? more
Rhode Island’s cities and towns have roughly $3.3 billion in unfunded liabilities for post-employment benefits for municipal workers. Which should municipalities do, pay for the full value of the benefits or take the money and invest in infrastructure? more
The recent announcement by the R.I. Public Transit Authority that it had contracted with private security firm AlliedBarton to place uniformed and unarmed security personnel in Kennedy Plaza was greeted with a wide range of reactions. Will the added security change the perceptions of Kennedy Plaza? more
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
After a year-long investigation, FBI Director James B. Comey concluded that no charges should be brought against Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. Did politics play a role in that decision? more
The vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union set off a worldwide stock sell-off as well as recriminations on all sides of the British political aisle. What will Brexit mean to you? more
A recent report by GOBankingRates.com said that Rhode Island was the 11th-worst state in which to retire, based on a number of factors that include taxes, living expenses, banking, health insurance and social security. Where are looking to retire? more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo made her political name while as general treasurer in 2011, she championed the major reform to the state’s pension system. Should she force towns and cities to deal with their own pension and post-employment benefits unfunded liabilities today? more
The state’s $11.6 million Community Service Grant program is being replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies. more
Citing an increasingly unstable financial situation, Care New England, has asked for and received permission to transfer obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island to Kent Hospital, and Women and Infants Hospital. Where do you stand on the issue? more
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