4/14/15; GoLocal Prov;  The Highest Paid CEOs in Rhode Island

4/10/15; GoLocal Prov; The RI Communities With the Highest Post-Employment Benefit Liabilities

4/9/15; GoLocal Prov; Division of Planning to Address House Committee on RhodeMap RI Plan

4/8/15; The Providence Journal; Larry Girouard: Where is ‘game changer’ in budget?

4/7/15; The Warwick Beacon; With settlement, question of constitutionality remains

4/6/15; GoLocal Prov; Russell Moore: Fear and Loathing – RI Style

4/4/15; WPRI 12; The Saturday Morning Post: April 4

4/3/15; RI NPR; TGIF: 19 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

3/30/15; The Providence Journal; Justin Katz: Choice that helps R.I. students

3/27/15; GoLocal Prov; City Council to Consider Major Overhaul of Providence Tax Breaks

3/26/15; National Mortgage Professionals Magazine; Opposition Mounts to “Taylor Swift Tax” on R.I. Second Homes

3/23/15; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Raimondo makes home ownership in R.I. a ‘sin’ to be taxed

3/21/15; The Heartlander Magazine; Rhode Island Considers Insurance Tax to Fund Exchange

3/19/15; GoLocal Prov; Gencarella: Can We “Make it in RI?”

3/16/15; 630 WPRO; Mike Stenhouse reviews the Governor’s Budget on the Buddy Cianci radio show

3/16/15; GoLocal Prov; Russ Moore: 5 Things To Hate About Raimondo’s Budget

3/9/15; GoLocal Prov; Business, Taxpayer Groups Oppose RI Minimum Wage Increase

3/6/15; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: R.I. frowns on Sophia’s choice

3/5/15; Fox Providence; Educational Choice Update on State of Mind

3/5/15; GoLocal Prov; NEW: School Choice Legislation to be Introduced for Education Savings Accounts for RI Families

3/4/15; The Providence Journal; Legislation would create voucher-like scholarships for R.I. public school students

2/27/15; The Heartland Institute; Where Are the ‘Young Invincibles’?

2/13/15; WPRI 12; Newsmakers: Education Commissioner Deborah Gist

2/12/15; Housing nonprofit hoards millions of dollars collected in anti-discrimination case, docs show

2/12/15; GoLocal Prov; Speaker Mattiello Has Sights on Ending HealthSource RI

2/4/15; GoLocal Prov; Ten Biggest Bills Facing the RI General Assembly in 2015

2/2/15; The Brown Daily Herald; School choice advocates rally at Statehouse

2/1/15; The Providence Journal; House Speaker Mattiello cool on school choice

1/30/15; The Providence Journal; School-choice advocates push for more financial assistance

1/29/15; NBC 10; School choice supporters rally at State House

1/27/15; Warwick Beacon; Coalition renews educational choice debate

1/15/15; GoLocal Prov; Electric Rate Hike Means Millions More in RI Tax Revenues

1/14/15; State of Mind with Dan Yorke; 1/14: Educational Choice on State of Mind – Part 2

1/13/14; State of Mind with Dan Yorke; 1/13: Educational Choice on State of Mind

1/13/15; The Providence Journal; R.I. Center for Freedom and Prosperity calls for expanding school choice

1/12/15; GoLocal Prov; NEW: Center Says Only 29% of RI Would Choose Government-Run School

12/31/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Taking arrows in defense of freedom

12/29/14; GoLocal Prov; The Highest Taxed Communities for 2015 in RI

12/22/14; The Providence Journal; Gary Morse: Stenhouse HUD claim was actually accurate

12/20/14; GoLocal Prov; Guest MINDSETTER™ Justin Katz: Edwards Dances Around the Fact That I’m Right

12/18/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Will R.I. ever learn from its errors?

12/16/14; The Warwick Beacon; Some question if RhodeMap is smartest way to grow state

12/12/14; The Block Island Times; RhodeMap RI approved

12/11/14; The Providence Journal; Vocal residents sharply divided as state panel backs RhodeMap RI + Videos, Poll

12/11/14; NBC 10; State Planning Council approves RhodeMap RI

12/11/14; The Providence Journal; RI Planning Council unanimously approves RhodeMap RI, adjourns meeting + Videos

12/11/14; WPRO 630; NEWS: State Planning Council approves RhodeMap RI

12/11/14; GoLocal Prov; NEW: RhodeMap RI Opposition Packs Meeting, Council Votes to Move Plan Forward

12/10/14; WPRO 630; NEWS: 2 sides continue to debate RhodeMap RI proposal

12/9/14; GoLocal Prov; Group Claims RhodeMap RI Could Open Door for Eminent Domain Abuse

12/9/14; The Providence Journal; Justin Katz: Blame politicians for National Grid spike 

12/5/14; State of Mind with Dan Yorke; RhodeMap RI Debate on State of Mind

12/5/14; GoLocal Prov; Gist’s Future Debated by RI Education Leaders

12/1/14; WPRI 12; Economic development plan on hold in Rhode Island

11/29/14; GoLocal Prov; RhodeMap or Road Rage? What is RI’s Economic Plan?

11/28/14; The Providence Journal; Clarke Ryder: RhodeMap RI is déjà vu all over again

11/26/14; RI Latino; RhodeMapRI Would Require “legal duty” to HUD for RI Cities & Towns

11/25/14; GoLocal Prov; Riley: RhodeMap RI is Deeply Flawed

11/25/14;; Is Orwell’s 1984 coming to Rhode Island?

11/23/14; GoLocal Prov; Providence One of America’s Most Financially Unequal Cities

11/19/14; The Providence Journal; Vote on RhodeMap RI, a new economic-development plan, postponed at House Speaker Mattiello’s request

11/19/14; NBC 10; House speaker wants RhodeMap delayed

11/18/14; The Providence Journal; No Need to Rush

11/14/14; WPRO-AM; Dan Yorke with Mike Stenhouse on RhodeMapRI

11/13/14; GoLocal Prov; RhodeMap RI Meeting Explodes Into Controversy

11/12/14; The Providence Journal; Controversial economic-development plan for Rhode Island moves forward despite protests

11/12/14; NBC 10; Rhode Map: Economic development clashes with social equity

11/12/14; GoLocal Prov; Battle Over “RhodeMap RI” Economic Plan Heats Up

11/9/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: I challenge Chafee to debate

11/8/14; The Providence Journal; Lincoln Chafee: RhodeMap RI offers a great plan for the state

10/30/14; The Warwick Beacon; McNamara debunks legislative scorecard

10/29/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Our land, our rights, our government

10/29/14; The Brown Daily Herald; Ballot question aims to raise public transit funds

10/27/14; WPRI 12; Bishop takes abortion off the table for convention

10/27/14; RI Latino; Center to Submit Letter Opposing RhodeMapRI?

10/25/14; WPRI 12; Ted Nesi’s Saturday Morning Post: Oct. 25

10/24/14; RI NPR; Pro And Con On the ConCon

10/23/14; The Brown Daily Herald; Ballot prop. pushes for boost to arts funding

10/17/14; GoLocal Prov; The Scoop: Legislative Scorecard Released, Darrell West on Hardball, and More

10/16/14; WPRI 12; GOP-union alliance scrambles RI lt. gov. campaign

10/7/14; WPRI 12; Approval of Ballot Question 6 would help mass transit

10/7/14; GoLocal Prov; RI Prison Population Spikes, Will Cost Millions to Budget

10/6/14; GoLocal Prov; RI Taxpayers Announce Fall Meeting

10/3/14; WPRI 12; RI leaders rally for creative, cultural funding

9/29/14; The Providence Journal; George H. Nee: Constitutional Convention bad for union workers

9/26/14; RI NPR; TGIF: 15 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

9/22/14; WPRI 12; Supporters urge ‘yes’ vote on Question 7

9/18/14; ABC 6; Rhode Island Debates a Constitutional Convention Vote

9/8/14; The Providence Journal; Political Scene: A tale of two fundraisers, with different political styles

9/5/14; The Fall River Herald News; Tiverton website for checking on government spending will serve as template for sites across the state

9/4/14; Providence Business News; Tiverton pay portal launched

9/2/14; Providence Business News; Clay Johnson

8/30/14; The Providence Journal; Justin Katz: Sending R.I.’s future up in smoke

8/21/14; GoLocal Prov; Pam Gencarella: Why You Should Care About a Constitutional Convention

8/20/14; GoLocal Prov; RenewRI Kicks Off Pro-Constitutional Convention Effort

8/20/14; RI NPR; Renew RI Coalition Says ConCon Needed to Overcome Legislative Intransigence

8/19/14; RI NPR; RI ConCon Issue Simmers At Statehouse

8/15/14; ABC 6; Sales Tax Holiday in Massachusetts; Many Want it in Rhode Island, Too!

8/13/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: The people of RI are not the enemy

8/8/14; RI NPR; TGIF: 11 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

8/8/14; The Providence Journal; Agenda for possible Constitutional Convention starts to take shape

8/7/14; GoLocal Prov; Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics?

7/30/14; GoLocal Prov; Unpaid Providence Police Detail Up 50% to Nearly $2 Million

7/22/14; NBC 10; Business Lunch: RI Competitiveness Report

7/22/14; Institutional Investor; Pension Reform in Providence: Part One, The Reform Process

7/17/14; Providence Business News; Report: R.I. failing, near-failing in 41 of 52 economic measures

7/16/14; GoLocal Prov; NEW: Center for Freedom and Prosperity Report Card Gives RI Failing Grade

7/16/14; Kevin Mooney; Rhode Island Receives Poor Grades in Economic Standing, Business Climate, Report Shows

7/3/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: R.I. right to reject socialized medicine

7/1/14; The Providence Journal; U.S. Supreme Court dues ruling could cloud R.I. childcare workers’ first pact

6/30/14; The Providence Journal; U.S. Supreme Court labor decision could impact R.I. childcare union

6/26;14; The Providence Journal; Harry Staley, advocate for R.I. taxpayers, dies at 83

6/20/14; The; Rhode Island Looks to Convert Health Exchange into Government Dependency Portal

6/20/14;  RI NPR; Scott MacKay Commentary: Chafee, Lawmakers Approve Moderate Budget

6/11/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Two out of three not good enough for R.I.

6/6/14; WPRI 12; Business leaders praise lawmakers’ budget

6/6/14; RI NPR; House Finance Committee Passes $8.7 Billion Budget

6/5/14; WPRI 12; Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

6/3/14; NBC 10; Report recommended against state-run health exchange

6/3/14; RI NPR; Lt. Gov. Defends HealthSource RI

5/29/14; The Providence Journal; House finance panel hears debate over bill that would abolish HealthSource RI

5/29/14; The Providence Journal; At State House rally, groups oppose repaying 38 Studios bonds

5/28/14; GoLocalProv; RI Center for Freedom and Prosperity to Challenge Claims at Healthcare Exchange Hearing

5/28/14; The Island Packet; House panel weighs abandoning HealthSource RI

5/28/14; WPRI 12; Feds drop $4.6M demand to fund HealthSource RI

5/27/14; WPRI 12; Congressional delegation weighs in on HealthSource RI

5/22/14; FORBES;  Small State, Big Consequences: Will Rhode Island Be The First With a ‘Functional’ State-Based Exchange To Switch To

5/17/14; GoLocal Prov; Critics Blast Access to Open Records in Providence

5/13/14; The Valley Breeze; TOM WARD – At Statehouse, fundamental misunderstanding of how jobs, revenue are created

5/12/14; The Providence Journal; Jay Robbins: The only proper role of government

5/9/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Left won’t defend failed R.I. policies

5/9/14; The Salt Report; Rhode Island –Governor Norquist Supports A Sales Tax Rate Reduction From 7% to 3%

5/7/14;; Grover Norquist Embraces Rhode Island Proposal to Cut Sales Tax

5/6/14; The Valley Breeze; A small step toward clarity

5/4/14; The Providence Journal; Political Scene: R.I. pols got around, from Miami to Moscow

4/30/14; GoLocal Prov; NEW: RI Center for Freedom and Prosperity Releases 2013 Scorecard

4/28/14; GoLocal Prov;  Top Progressives and Conservatives Debate the RI Economy

4/25/14; GoLocal Prov; LIVE STREAM: Center for Freedom and Prosperity Debate

4/25/14; The Providence Journal; Public policy forum Saturday at URI

4/23/14; The Providence Phoenix; Is Our Government Bloated?

4/19/14; NBC 10; Public policy debate scheduled at URI

4/18/14; GoLocal Prov; Mattiello Receives Vote of Confidence from RI Business Leaders

4/17/14; GoLocal Prov; Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two Firms

4/15/14; The Providence Journal; Tax-day Tea Party rally draws 70 to RI State House

4/15/14; GoLocal Prov; Rhode Island Pension Reform Showdown – Who Will Prevail?

4/12/14; The Providence Journal; Kathie Shields: Workforce development is not a waste of money

4/10/14; GoLocal Prov; Rhode Island’s ‘Medicare Millionaires’

4/9/14; GoLocal Prov; John Perilli: The Power of Data-Driven Politics

4/8/14;The Valley Breeze; TOM WARD – 2 great R.I. events on tap, but sadly, both on April 26

4/5/14; The Providence Journal; Ellen Kenner: Moral roadmap from RI morass

4/5/14; The Providence Journal; Wendy Mackie: R.I. training program is working

4/5/14; GoLocalProv; National Experts To Participate in Public Policy Debate at URI

4/4/14; NBC 10; Spending report targets State Council on the Arts

4/4/14; Latino Public Radio News; Ken Block Statement On Report From RI Center For Freedom & Prosperity

4/3/14; GoLocal Prov; NEW: Center Issues Spotlight on Spending Report; Critics Respond

4/3/14 WPRI 12; Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

4/3/14; ABC 6; $220 million in spending cuts suggested for Rhode Island govt

4/2/14; NBC 10; Money Watchers: Report outlines questionable RI spending

4/2/14; NBC 10; Business Lunch: RI Spotlight on Spending Report

4/2/14; WPRI 12; Report proposes $225M in cuts to Chafee’s budget

4/2/14: RI NPR; RI Arts Council Refutes Claims In Report Calling For Its Elimination

4/2/14; RI NPR; Local Think Tank Calls For Millions In Cuts To State Spending

4/2/14; The Providence Journal; Think tank proposes $220M cuts to Chafee budget, but targeted arts council says report is wrong

4/2/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse and David Williams: Chafee lards his budget with $225 million in waste

4/2/14; GoLocalProv; NEW: Center Issues Spotlight on Spending Report; Critics Respond

4/1/14; The Washington Times; EDITORIAL: The Rhode Island governor’s bloated budget

4/1/14; GoLocal Prov; Post-Fox Shakeup: Where Does RI’s FY15 Budget Stand?

3/20/14; GoLocal Prov; Blais: Green Energy – More than Just “Food for Thought”

3/19/14; ABC 6; Fight brewing over URI’s nuclear reactor

3/18/14; The Matt Allen Show; Mike Stenhouse

3/18/14; The Valley Breeze; TOM WARD – Obama’s Waterloo unfolding

3/18/14 GoLocal Prov; Dems, Republicans Call for Defunding URI Nuke Facility

3/13/14; EastBayRI; Hunger Games

3/5/14; The Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Smear campaign aims to muffle dissent

2/26/14; The Warwick Beacon; Eliminating sales tax looks more and more viable

2/25/14; Providence Business News; Report outlines $200M in ‘pork spending’ to pay for tax cuts

2/23/14; The Providence Journal; R.I. Center for Freedom and Prosperity shapes public policy anonymously

2/20/14; WPRI 12; 2/20: Mike Stenhouse on State of Mind

2/14/14; PolitiFact RI; Of minimum wage workers in Rhode Island “only 14 percent serve as sole income earner for their family.”

2/5/14; GoLoval Prov; New Report Says Energy Mandates Will Cost RI $150M by 2020

2/4/14; GoLocal Prov; Michael Riley: The Municipal Pension Study Commission Is A Failure

2/4/14; GoLocal Prov; New Competition for HealthSource RI Emerges

1/31/14; The Brown Daily Herald; Lloyd: Minimum wage is a maximum loss for Rhode Island

1/30/14; ABC 6; RI unemployment rate is the highest in the country

1/27/14; GoLocal Prov; Michael Riley: Is the RI Pension Commission Making Up Numbers?

1/27/14; GoLocal Prov; PODCAST: Battle Heats up over Minimum Wage in RI Governor’s Race

1/24/14; Providence Journal; Rhode Island sales tax commission plans another meeting on repeal or reduction

1/17/14; RI NPR; Parsing Chafee’s final budget

1/16/14; GoLocal Prov; Chafee’s Budget: Taxes

1/14/14; GoLocal Prov; Does Rhode Island Have a Clear Strategy for Economic Development?

1/12/14; Providence Journal; Mike Stenhouse: Repeal or roll back destructive policies in 2014: It is allowed!

1/10/14; 630WPRO John DePetro; JD talked with Mike Stenhouse

1/7/14; WPRI 12; RI lawmakers, back in session, may get déjà vu

1/6/14; ABC 6; Economic Wish List Tops RI General Assembly

1/4/14; Providence Journal; R.I. General Assembly: A look ahead at the key issues of 2014

12/21/13; WPRI-12 “Nesi’s Notes;” The Saturday Morning Post: Quick hits on politics & more in RI

12/17/13; GoLocalProv; The Ten Biggest Issues Facing the RI General Assembly in 2014

12/9/13; ABC 6; MA ups cigarette tax; Rhode Island gets the benefit

12/6/13; GoLocalProv; Education Experts Raise Questions About CCRI Spending

12/4/13; The Matt Allen Show WPRO; Sales Tax Commission Update Podcast

12/3/13; Providence Journal; Legislative panel considering sales-tax abolition hears contrasting scenarios

11/29/13; GoLocalProv; The Highest Paid City Employees in Providence

11/28/13; ABC 6; Rhode Island liquor tax ends Sunday

11/23/13; GoLocalProv; The Best and Worst Run States in New England

11/22/13: NBC-10: Business Lunch with Frank Colletta re. Sales Tax Repeal Commission

11/18/13; Heartland Institute; Mike Stenhouse: Rhode Island Moving Toward Ending Sales Tax

11/7/2013; GoLocalProv; The 15 Most Expensive Government Programs in RI

11/6/2013; Heartland Institute; Poll: Rhode Islanders Support School Choice

11/1/2013;; Study: Rhode Islanders support school choice

10/31/13; 630WPRO; NEWS: Child care workers vote 390-19 to unionize

10/31/2013; NBC-10; Childcare providers in RI vote to unionize

10/31/2013: Fox Providence/MyRITV; Mike Stenhouse on Dan Yorke State of Mind

10/31/2013; ABC-6; Childcare workers vote to join union in Rhode Island

10/31/2013; Providence Journal; Group questions validity of RI home-based childcare workers’ vote to unionize

10/31/2013; Providence Journal; Rhode Island childcare providers vote to unionize

10/29/2013; Broadway World; Majority of Rhode Island Democrats support school vouchers

10/28/2013; GoLocalProv; The Scoop

10/27/2013; San Francisco Chronicle (via AP); Voting begins in home-based child care union drive

10/27/2013; Providence Journal; Home-based childcare workers in RI vote on whether to join union

10/22/2013; Providence Journal; Economist touts benefits to RI of abolishing state sales tax/Poll

10/21/2013; Providence Journal; RI, pick up where Obamacare left off

10/19/2013: 990WBOB radio; Stenhouse on GX RadioActive

10/17/2013; Warwick Beacon; Sales Tax study commission sets Oct. 21 hearing

10/17/2013; Brown Daily Herald; RI health exchange continues to enroll

10/16/2013: WPRI-12 “Nesi’s Notes”; Free-market ideas to bring down the cost of health care in RI

10/13/2013: WPRI-12; Mike Stenhouse on “Newsmakers”

10/12/2013: GoLocalProv; How Hard Has Rhode Island Been Hit by the Federal Shutdown?

10/11/2013: Providence Journal; Labor Relations Board sets vote on SEIU bid to represent some 540 childcare providers

10/10/2013: RINPR; Why RI Labor Board made correct decision on child care workers

10/9/2013: Brown Daily Herald; Freedom to choose is  right for Rhode Island parents

10/8/2013: Providence Journal; RI Labor Relations Board denies bid to delay vote on childcare workers unionizing

10/7/2013: Providence Journal; RI Labor Relations Board to consider calls to delay child-care union vote

10/7/2013: GoLocalProv; RI Taxpayers Calls for Stop of Daycare Unionization Vote

10/2/2013: GoLocalProv; “The Scoop”

10/1/2013: GoLocalProv; “The Scoop”

10/1/2013: GoLocalProv; RI’s Zero-Zero Sales Tax Debate: New Report Unveiled

9/30/2013: American Spectator; Unionization Election in Rhode Island Threatens First Amendment Freedom

9/24/2013: Congressional Record; Proceedings and Debate of the 113th Congress, First Session – Ted Cruz Filibuster

9/20/2013: Providence Journal; Ruling in Minnesota could chill effort to unionize childcare workers in RI

9/20/2013: The Valley Breeze; Center kicks off “Child Care Union 101″ awareness campaign

9/18/2013: WPRO; Mike Stenhouse on Dan Yorke Show

9/16/2013: Fox Providence MyRITV; “Dan Yorke State of Mind”

9/9/2013: Providence Journal; Political Scene: Panel will revisit proposal to repeal RI sales tax

8/29/2013: Providence Journal; Stage is set for vote by childcare workers in Rhode Island, but foes are preparing legal arguments

8/23/2013: Fox Business; 5 of the Most Expensive States to Drive

8/22/2013: Providence Journal; Climate alarms deny the reality in RI

8/22/2013: NorthEast Independent; Independent View: Competition Creates Wealth

8/22/2013: GoLocalProv: The Most Burdensome Regulations in RI

8/21/2013: GoLocalProv; Does Rhode Island Need 17 Chambers of Commerce?

8/19/2013: OceanStateCurrent: Narragansett Chamber Wrong to Block Competition

8/7/2013: ABC-6; MA Holds A Sales Tax Holiday, RI Misses Out

8/6/2013: GoLocalProv; Obamacare Could Leave 1 in 10 Rhode Islanders Uninsured

8/6/2013: Providence Journal; Report: Many in Rhode Island will stay uninsured

8/1/2013: GoLocalProv; NEW: Rhode Island School Choice Essay Contest Winners Announced

7/31/2013: 920WHJJ; Helen Glover Show: School Choice Essay Contest Winners

7/30/2013: Daily Caller; Costly can-kicking in Rhode Island’s little Detroit

7/27/2013: GoLocalProv; Rhode Island Ranked #1 in National Integrity Index

7/19/2013: NBC-10; Stenhouse on “Business Lunch” with Frank Coletta

7/18/2013: Providence Journal; Stenhouse commentary: Legislating in the Land of Make-Believe

7/18/2013: GoLocalProv; The 50 Dumbest Laws in Rhode Island

7/12/2013: GoLocalProv; Arthur C. Shaper: 2013 So Far – 38 Studios, Babysitters, and Guns

7/8/2013: GoLocalProv; Rhode Island Experts Grade General Assembly Session on Business

6/28/2013: Providence Journal Op-ed; Mike Stenhouse: Every Rhode Island vote should count

6/20/2013: Barrington Patch; Malik’s Sales-Tax Elimination Bill Turning Into Study Commission

6/19/2013: ABC-6; Liquor Tax Repeal Generates Brewing Controversy

6/18/2013: Warwick Beacon; Group advocates killing sales tax

6/13/2013: GoLocalProv; RI Sales Tax Repeal Benefits Exaggerated – URI Professor

6/11/2013: GoLocalProv; Fight Over Obamacare Heats Up in Rhode Island

6/10/2013: Providence Journal; Center for Freedom and Prosperity takes dim view of RI lawmakers

6/5/2013: Providence Business News; RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity releases lawmaker scorecard ‘snapshot’

5/31/2013: Providence Journal; Advocates urge repeal of RI sales tax at Senate hearing

5/30/2013: Providence Journal; School voucher system proposed

5/30/2013: GoLocalProv; RI’s Top 50 Highest Paid State Employees

5/15/2013: Providence Journal; 0.0 Sales tax for RI touted as cure

5/15/2013: NBC-10; Proponents say eliminating RI sales tax would create jobs

5/15/2013: ABC-6; Will Rhode Island’s Sales Tax be Abolished?

5/15/2013: 630WPRO; Finance committee to consider elimination of sales tax

5/13/2013: GoLocalProv; Top Ten Bills to Watch in Final Weeks of RI General Assembly

5/2/2013:; Activists see trend as bank cuts off Rhode Island gun shop

5/2/2013: Barrington Patch; Cutting RI Sales Tax Deserves Consideration

4/29/2013: GoLocalProv; Mindsetter Russell Moore: Government Waste and Abuse in Plain Sight 

4/25/2013: Brown Spectator; Winner: Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

4/23/2013: GoLocalProv; State Run Disability Services Cost Three Times Private Firms

4/4/2013: GoLocalProv; Bankrupt Central Falls Doled Out Raises to City Workers

4/3/2013: GoLocalProv; Raising RI Minimum Wage Would Kill 3400 Jobs – Report

4/3/2013: NBC 10; Congressmen to push for federal minimum wage hike

4/2/2013: GoLocalProv; Make RI State Workers’ Salaries Public Online

4/1/2013: Providence Phoenix; In an online news contretemps, signs of weakness in the RI media

3/30/2013: Providence Journal; People on the Move in Rhode Island

3/29/2013: 63oWPRO; Report shows state nurses, laundry workers earning $100k in OT

3/29/2013: Providence Journal; Spotlight on some RI employees’ overtime reignites debate

3/27/2013: ABC 6; Report: State laundry workers cleaning up in overtime

3/27/2013: NBC 10; Money Watchers: State laundry workers earning six figures

3/27/2013: GoLocalProv; New Allegations Surface in RI Medicaid Fraud

3/19/2013: Providence Journal; While RI dithers, border stores lose customers to Mass

3/18/2013: Westerly Sun; Center: Waste, fraud in RI as high as $185M

3/15/2013: Westerly Sun; Repeal of RI Sales Tax is a Win-Win

3/11/2013: GoLocalProv; A Lower Corporate Tax or Lower Sales Tax: What does RI Need More?

3/8/2013: Barrington Patch: Continue Conversation on Sales Tax

3/7/2013: The Herald News; Repealing RI Sales Tax is a Healthy Discussion to Have

3/5/2013: The Valley Breeze; Be brave! End the sales tax

3/5/2013: Providence Journal AND Legal Insurrection Op-ed; Zero out sales tax to change RI game

2/28/2013: Providence Journal; Risk for Rhode Island

2/27/2013: GoLocalProv; Don Roach: RI Sales Tax needs to go

2/26/2013: GoLocalProv; New Report Says Sales Tax Repeal Only a $105 Million Problem

2/13/2013: GoLocalProv; Mass vs RI; Sales Tax Wars

2/10/2013: NBC-10; Stenhouse on 10 News Conference

1/30/2013: RI PBS; Stenhouse on television panel, A Lively Experiment

1/18/2013: GoLocalProv; The most debt-ridden cities and towns

1/8/2013: NBC-10; RI consumer group: eliminate sales tax, grow business

12/6/2012: WickedLocal, Guest Opinion; Sakonnet bridge tolls set RI on wrong course

12/4/2012: 920AM WHJJ, Mike Stenhouse on the Helen Glover Show

12/1/2012: GoLocalProv, Travis Rowley: Tie the Public to the Private

11/29/2012: The Herald News, Guest Opinion: Public employees would benefit from pro-growth policies

11/29/2012: Providence Journal, RI public sector pay outpaces private

11/29/2012: GoLocalProv, Report Finds RI Government Workers Out-Earn Private Sector

11/15/2012: Providence Journal, Op-ed: The old approach won’t restart RI

11/1/2012: The Valley Breeze, Op-ed: “Voters, don’t miss opportunity to make real changes in R.I.”

10/17/2012: The Valley Breeze, Shallcross-Smith Proposes Eliminating State Sales Tax

10/17/2012: Cranston Herald, Study shows free-market enterprise is path to prosperity in RI

10/6/2012: Saturday Morning Post “Quick hits on Politics and more in RI” (RIVotes released)

10/2/2012: East Bay RI, Barrington representative says numbers back him. (Barrington citizen cites

9/20/2012: PBN article on General Assembly Freedom Index

9/20/2012: GoLocalProv “Think Tank Releases Legislative Scorecard

9/13/2012: Mike Stenhouse on “What’s a Citizen to Do?”, Rhode Island State of the State

9/06/2012: 790AM 9-6-12 Stenhouse Podcast – Mike Stenhouse discusses the Center’s Prosperity Agenda on “Positively RI” with James Lawrence and the Madman

6/21/2012: The Valley Breeze, R.I. budget fails to be bold (republication of CEO commentary)

6/19/2012: Prov. Business News, Minimum Wage Bump Will Cost 200 Jobs

5/2/2012: Open Letter to Municipalities published in Valley Breeze,

3/20/1012: Prov. Business News, All of RI May be Critical Status

2/14/2012: Warwick Beacon, Center’s STAMP analysis centerpiece of article on the Chafee tax plan

2/14/2012:  630WPRO – Center’s Report Card featured by RI-GOP at legislative agenda press conference

2/14/2012:, Conservative Think Tank Says State is Not Competitive

1/30/2012: Americans For Tax Reform , ATR: Opposed to Rhode Island Sales Tax Increase

1/23/2012:, NEW: Conservative Think Tank Rips Chafee on Taxes

1/10/12:  “Closing The Gap” education study report: Providence Journal 

1/10/12: “Closing The Gap” Providence Business News

11/8/2011: Our Center’s post by Justin Katz featured as Top Story on Channel-6 TV

11/7/2011: 3298 earn more in retirement: ProJo Article, GoLocalProv Article

10/31/2010: cited in GoLocalProv report about pension payments leaving RI

10/21/2011: CEO Stenhouse quoted on NPR website regarding pension reform

10/20/2011: ProJo blog about the Center’s special pension ‘task force’

9/20/11: Providence Journal, New policy center advises lawmakers about pension reform

9/19/11: Providence Journal OpEd,  Mike Stenhouse: Go slow on R.I. health exchange;

9/22/2011 – Anchor Rising blog quotes OpEd –


6/4/2012:   Zero.Zero Sales Tax Media Release

2/16/2012:  Media Event: Report Cards to be handed out at Statehouse

1/24/2012: Center calls upon Senators to back up their own resolution by supporting a School Voucher Program for special needs students

1/23/2012: Policy Brief: Raising Sales Taxes will Cost Jobs

1/9/2012:  “Closing The Gap” Education Study

11/16/2011: TaskForce-Rep Jon Brien & ALEC-A Tale of Two States – PressRelease

11/7/2011: PensionOverPay-PressRelease

10/27/2011: Center for Freedom Launches

10/20/11: TaskForce-PressRelease -Pension Task Force Media Release

9/20/11: PensionLegality-PolicyBrief Announcement

7/29/11: RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity Joins National Effort to Celebrate Freedom
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