Raimondo approach doing one thing Chafee’s didn’t: create jobs

DEALS WORTH MAKING: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Jeffrey S. Bornstein, right, senior vice president and chief financial officer for General Electric Co., faced the media following the announcement of GE Digital’s plans to bring 100 jobs to Providence.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has among the lowest approval and highest disapproval ratings among the nation's governors, according to pollster Morning Consult. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
One thing about former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee – he’s consistent. Sort of like how he described himself during the presidential campaign, a “block of granite.” The issue in question is the former governor’s antipathy to targeted government incentives. One could argue that such a conservative approach to economic development is a responsible shepherding of…

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