Entries by RI Center for Freedom

Center Publishes TCI Economic Impact Report on Same Day Raimondo Auditions for U.S. Commerce Secretary

Center Publishes TCI Economic Impact Report Negative Costs Over 100 Times More Severe than the Benefits #NoTCItax Providence, RI – As the state struggles to recover from the crushing economic lockdowns imposed by Governor Gina Raimondo, who today is the subject of confirmation hearings for the cabinet position of U.S. Secretary of commerce, the RI Center for Freedom […]

Center is one of 20 Regional Coalition Partners Formally Opposing the Proposed TCI Gas Tax

Economic Impact Report & Public Poll Soon to be Released Providence, RI – The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity announced today that it has co-signed a coalition “open letter” opposing the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a proposed interstate compact that would artificially raise gasoline prices under the guise of reducing regional carbon emissions. The coalition letter, which was […]

Statement on Raimondo’s Cabinet Nomination

A Downgrade for America is an Upgrade for R.I. Gina Raimondo’s Nomination for US Commerce Secretary Could Lead to Major Economic Consequences Providence, RI – The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity today issued a statement regarding the nomination of Rhode Island Governor, Gina Raimondo to serve as Commerce Secretary for the pending Biden administration: “What will be a […]

Dr. Bostom Blasts Raimondo’s Call for Mass Testing

Call for Mass Asymptomatic Testing Not Evidence-Based Dr. Andrew Bostom Appointed to Center’s Board of Adjunct Scholars Providence, RI – The dubious public call by Rhode Island Governor, Gina Raimondo, for asymptomatic state residents to be tested twice before the end of the year is not evidence-based and is rendered even more questionable if vitally important “cycle […]

Rhode Island Crosses the Threshold of Covid-19 Testing Transparency

By Dr. Andrew Bostom Still, much more covid-19 testing cycle threshold (Ct) transparency is required in Rhode Island, and across the United States. For weeks, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has urged mass asymptomatic covid-19 testing claiming, “We know that a strategic asymptomatic testing plan is one of our strongest lines of defense against the spread of COVID-19.” […]

Center submits federal “official comment” in support of union transparency rule

Official Comment on Federally Proposed Union Reporting Rule Union members and the public have right to increased transparency Providence, RI – The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity today submitted an official comment to the US Department of Labor (DOL) in support of its proposed rule, “Labor Organization Annual Financial reports; LM Form Revisions.”  The Center believes the proposed DOL changes are important updates […]

In The Dugout: Online Forum on Cycle Threshold Data & Petition for Covid Data Transparency

On this special-edition of our popular “In The Dugout” online video-talk show, we feature a public forum to discuss the importance of “cycle threshold” testing data and the State of Rhode Island’s efforts to block repeated requests for access to this information. The forum features: Announcement of a statewide petition campaign demanding collection and release […]

Media Release: Center to Host Online Forum, A Petition for Covid Data Transparency

Public Forum on Covid-19 Cycle-Threshold Data Public and Press Invited to Pose Questions Providence, RI – Even though some local media are reporting that Rhode Island has recently become one of the world’s most extreme hot-spots when it comes to spread of the Covid-19 virus, the release and analysis of detailed testing data, currently being withheld […]