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While most Americans agree that health care reform is necessary, there seems to be little agreement about what form that reform will take. Assuming it is accomplished in this Congressional session, will it increase or decrease health care costs? more
Celebrities have been endorsing products for decades, but none has been more successful, at least in terms of generating income from it, than Tiger Woods. Will public reaction to the incidents and revelations affect how all celebrity endorsers are perceived? more
While the accepted wisdom is that the stock markets generally reflect investors’ rational view of companies’ future earnings, how much does the emotional reaction to changes in equity prices affect their own business decisions? more
According to figures released last month by the Carcieri administration, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has created or saved 1,703 jobs in Rhode Island through state spending. The question is, how widespread are its effects on the state’s businesses? more
Last week, New Jersey and Virginia elected new Republican governors. In a year, Rhode Island will fill the governor’s seat with someone new, as Gov. Donald L. Carcieri runs up against his two-term limit. Who will you vote for to replace him? more
In order to relieve the continuing credit contraction that has hampered the ability of small businesses to emerge from the recession, President Barack Obama introduced a number of initiatives. What do you think about them? more
The General Assembly returns this week for a special session to consider the items that it left undone when it adjourned this summer. Should the state’s fiscal condition trump all other issues facing the legislature? more
A recent study by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council points out that the state spends more on fire protection per capita than any other. Should the state push harder for regionalization of fire protection resources to free up money for more spending on higher education, among other things? more
Without an extension, the tax credit for first-time homebuyers in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will expire Dec. 1. Do you think it should be renewed? more
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