R.I. lags but focus on manufacturing would help a lot

THESE RHODE ISLAND industries have shown job recoveries since the deepest part of the Great Recession, with more growth forecast.
Source: New England Economic Partnership
THESE RHODE ISLAND industries have shown job recoveries since the deepest part of the Great Recession, with more growth forecast. Source: New England Economic Partnership
Rhode Island remains behind other states in New England when looking at major economic indicators such as growth of the gross state product and the unemployment rate. However, the state economy is slowly regaining momentum. For example, seven of the state’s 13 employment sectors experienced growth in 2013. The unemployment rate fell from 10.6 percent…
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  1. Instead of creating manufacturing interships, ad campaigns and other window dressing, it would be more productive if the General Assembly would focus on the REAL problem FIRST:

    “… the high cost structure in the state and companies leaving the state due to poor economic conditions.”