REPORT: Renewable Energy Mandates – a Poor Investment for RI

Major taxpayer and ratepayer subsidies will lead to significantly increased electricity rates – all for little abatement of RI’s carbon footprint – and a further hampering of the state’s struggling economy.

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JOI a Better Metric than Unemployment Rate


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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Astorino Delivers Anti-HUD Warning To RI Municipalities

On Sunday April 24, 2016, the Center held a fundraising event, featuring Rob Astorino, Westchester County Executive, on his fight against HUD’s radical agenda. He taught Rhode Islanders how to protect their cities or towns from similar peril.