http://rifreedom.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_sail_300x100.png 0 0 RI Center for Freedom http://rifreedom.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_sail_300x100.png RI Center for Freedom2012-08-27 13:41:402014-01-04 09:54:12Policy Reform: Eliminate Corporate Welfare
38 Studios-style cronyism is not capitalism … and it must end!
When political insiders secure special funding or bailouts for themselves, funded by your taxpayer dollars, it creates an unfair playing field, upsetting the competitive landscape. Wasteful spending by incompetent bureaucrats and legislators and flat-out special-interest favoritism are parts of the corruption that must be curtailed in the Ocean State.
A) Formally end the practice of corporate welfare in Rhode Island government.
B) Defund the capacity of the Economic Development Corp. (EDC) to put taxpayer dollars at risk by financially supporting private business endeavors.