JOI a Better Metric than Unemployment Rate

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JOI a Better Metric than Unemployment Rate

NEW LAUNCH!

There is no JOI in Mudville … Ocean State strikes out – ranking 48th – in in the Center’s new Jobs & Opportunity Index of economic well-being, despite recent celebrations of traditional unemployment rate. JOI was designed to help lawmakers craft better policy.

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JUNK DISCLOSURE: H 7147A Puts Donor Privacy at Risk

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Real campaign finance reform fairly discloses those who contribute to a political campaign. New “junk disclosure” laws would unfairly expose to political retribution, many donors to non-political activities of non-political charitable organizations.

H7147A, sponsored by Reps Edwards, Canario, Messier, Hearn, and Newberry, passed the House Judiciary committee and is scheduled for a full floor vote March 23. H 7147 (and its companion Senate bill – S 2369  sponsored by Joshua Miller ...

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THE RI FREEDOM INDEX: Legislators Challenged to Improve on Dismal 2015 Results

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THE RI FREEDOM INDEX: Legislators Challenged to Improve on Dismal 2015 Results

ECONOMIC JUSTICE? The opportunity for most Rhode Islanders to achieve greater prosperity was diminished in last year’s General Assembly session, despite the talk of moving forward, the state was actually pushed backward. Find out how your legislator scored.

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Center Receives Farm Bureau Award For Anti-RhodeMap RI Work

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Center Feted for Raising Awareness about
HUD & Federal Intrusion

November 19, 2015, Alpine Country Club in Cranston, RI

The RI Center for Freedom for Prosperity Accepts the RI Farm Bureau’s 2015 Navigator Award

The award recognized the Center “for being the faithful and undaunting watchdog and protector of freedom and prosperity granted to all Rhode Islanders,” in raising awareness about the federal HUD agenda implemented in RI called RhodeMap RI, which could threaten the ...

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P3: a Compelling Delivery Model for Governor’s Proposed Infrastructure Upgrades

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P3: a Compelling Delivery Model for Governor’s Proposed Infrastructure Upgrades

A P3 Model would bypass the troubled RI DOT and enable a private sector partner to deliver vital bridge and road repairs in a timelier, safer, and less costly manner. WOULD REMOVE ALL RISK OF COST OVER-RUNS FROM RHODE ISLANDERS!

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PolitiFact RI Should be Condemned for Ruling on Center’s HPV Statement

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PolitiFact RI Should be Condemned for Ruling on Center’s HPV Statement

Commentary

PolitiFact RI Should be Sentenced to Journalistic Death

Once again twists truth to support pre-determined ruling

The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity calls on the Providence Journal to issue a death sentence to its PolitFact RI kangaroo court.

Time after time, in defending the status quo, the so-called “Truth-o-meter” has used tortuously twisted logic and intellectually dishonest rationale as evidence to support  what are obviously pre-determined, biased rulings.

In challenging the corrupt, status quo politics in RI, our Center recently issued the following ...

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Stop the HPV Vaccine Mandate & Preserve Parental Rights

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Stop the HPV Vaccine Mandate & Preserve Parental Rights

REGULATORY DESPOTISM? To view our press conference videos, photos, media links, and for more info …

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Governor’s BOND & TOLL plan will waste over $650 million

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Governor’s BOND & TOLL plan will waste over $650 million

PAY-AS-YOU-GO a Superior Approach.

The plan under consideration would more than double the cost of the project and would enrich special-interests without any added benefit for Rhode Islanders. The Center’s new report shows how to make RhodeWorks “work” for Rhode Island.

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SCHOOL CHOICE to be debated on Smith Hill

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SCHOOL CHOICE to be debated on Smith Hill

CENTER PUBLISHES NEW REPORT FOR SENATE & HOUSE HEARINGS.

Win-Win-Win policy solution empowers families with expanded choices, without any new costs to taxpayers, and without harming public schools!

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COMMENTARY: State Property Tax Proposal Right out of RHODEMAP RI Playbook

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By Mike Stenhouse

We warned you about RhodeMap RI.

While Gov. Gina Raimondo’s proposed new statewide property tax has already inspired arguments among various constituent groups, there are much larger, more fundamental issues to be concerned about.

Disguised as a wealth tax, the “Taylor Swift tax” is really an assault on private property rights and an infringement on municipal sovereignty, all part of a national agenda. Sound familiar? This tax idea is right out of the RhodeMap RI playbook, and it ...

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