Updated May 30 at 11:26am
Polls
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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
Two recent PBN stories indicate there are signs of an economic awakening in Rhode Island. What is your gut feeling about where the Ocean State is headed in 2012? more
The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values registered a larger-than-expected decline for the 12 months ended Oct. 31, totaling 3.4 percent. Based on that, would you sell your home today if offered the right price? more
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