GA wants to jump-start investment in small businesses but new fund reminds critics of other states’ mistakes

A messy debate has been unfolding in the halls of political power in Rhode Island over how the state should help small businesses with financing. On one side, there are members of the General Assembly who approved a Small Business Development Fund last summer as an alternative to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s job-creation programs. On…
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