This Week's Poll

SPECIAL DELIVERY: Perella’s Ristorante chef-owner Lou Perella not only cooks the food but is now delivering it, here to CJ Audet-Kelly. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

How much has your job or business changed in response to...

Tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders have been suddenly forced out of the workforce, due largely to government restrictions on businesses and the size...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Thursday afternoon that the state had confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island since a briefing Wednesday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

How would you assess the job state and local officials have...

Rhode Island was ranked the “most aggressive” state in the country in trying to contain the spread of coronavirus, in a March 17 report...
THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION has declared the global coronavirus crisis a pandemic. / AP FILE PHOTO/AMIN NAZARI

How has your company or employer responded to the threat posed...

Rhode Island and its capital city have both declared a state of emergency in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. Many businesses have already...
REP. MARVIN L. ABNEY, at left, has proposed a bill, recently passed by the House, that wold broaden the state’s motion picture tax credit program, in an effort to attract larger films and documentary productions. At right is Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello. / PBN FILE PHOTO ELI SHERMAN.

Should Rhode Island allow movie productions to use state tax credits...

State lawmakers have approved bills in the House and Senate allowing movie productions to use state tax credits even if the majority of the...

Are you concerned that a coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. will...

State health officials on Feb. 27 said the risk from the COVID-19 virus, known as the coronavirus, remains low in Rhode Island but urged...
A RENDERING shows the interior of a proposed new two-building residence hall that Brown University is planning to construct and have ready by the fall of 2022. / COURTESY DEBORAH BERKE PARTNERS

Is Brown University’s latest project in Providence, another planned residence hall...

Brown University is building a 162-bed health and wellness center and residence hall in Providence on Brook Street, where it recently announced plans for...
VOTING WILL begin in Rhode Island for the 2018 primary election on Wednesday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

Are you engaged in the 2020 presidential primaries and caucuses?

The Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire presidential primaries are in the books. Up next is Nevada’s Democratic caucus on Feb. 22. Massachusetts primaries are on...
GARDEN CITY CENTER has sold for $181 million. / COURTESY WS DEVELOPMENT

Is the Jan. 24 sale of Garden City Center for $181...

A subsidiary of a Boston-based development company recently purchased Cranston's Garden City Center for $181 million, according to property records. The seller was Gateway Woodside...
NAME CHANGE? T.F. Green Airport operators say declining passenger traffic is partially due to lack of familiarity with the airport outside the local area. They’d like to see a name change but state lawmakers have been unable to agree on what that should be. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

If Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport gets a new name, what should...

A significant dip in passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport is sure to have operators again calling on state lawmakers to approve a name...
RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last year introduced a proposal to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in Rhode Island but it was not approved. While she prepares to reintroduce a similar proposal, both House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio have expressed opposition to such a measure. / ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

Do you support Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposal to create state-run...

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s fiscal 2021 budget plan would legalize adult recreational marijuana sales. But instead of privately run stores, such as how medical marijuana...

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