Posts Tagged ‘Rhode Island’

Mass Exodus?

18Mar11

Yesterday Ted Nesi had a blog post about businesses leaving Massachusetts for Rhode Island.  Is this indicative of a changing-for-the-better business climate in Rhode Island?  Conservatives often gnash their teeth about how anti-business RI is and lament that even Massachusetts is better.  One piece of evidence?  Look at the border towns like Seekonk and Attleboro. […]


“This is immoral, illegal, unjust, irresponsible, disgraceful and disrespectful,” said George Nee, president of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, to shouts and cheers from a crowd of more than 500 at Jenks Park. “What is happening here tonight is the wrong thing … and we’re not going to put up with it.” That’s what Nee had […]


We often hear that RI doesn’t have an income problem, we have a spending problem.  This is true.  But when it comes time to cut, everywhere we look is social program this, pension fund that, employees here and there.  So what happened?  Why can’t we pay for all this? Look at it this way, imagine […]