The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity’s second-year Report Card on Competitiveness shows the Ocean State barely treading water.
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The release by the Chafee Administration of a redacted report on waste and fraud in Rhode Island’s human services programs failed to provide the total taxpayer dollars discovered by Ken Block’s Simpatico software firm that were spent on illegal or other inappropriate activity; instead the report was limited to examples of impropriety and generalities of […]
Keeping Families at Home in Rhode Island Families are being torn apart in the Ocean State, both geographically and financially. With the worst jobs outlook in the entire nation, as one of the highest cost of living states, and suffering from a severe population and out-migration crisis, public policy in Rhode Island is driving […]
ELIMINATE THE STATE SALES TAX TO CREATE JOBS: The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity proposes the elimination of Rhode Island’s sales tax as a means of high-impact economic development. Our RI-STAMP economic model suggests that the loss in state revenue would not be as large as static projections might suggest and would be well worth the boon to Rhode Islanders across the state.
To revive the Ocean State’s failing economy and to restore prosperity to our citizens, the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity recommends that we re-embrace free-enterprise principles and tear down the legislative barriers to success that have been erected over recent decades. The Political Class does not get it … but citizens do: 83% of attendees at a recent public forum see government as an obstacle to economic development.
Press Conference: October 11, 2012; 11:45 AM; Legion Bowl and Billiards; 661 Park Ave, Cranston, RI “Get Government Out of the Way” A Free-Market Approach to Improve RI’s Economy Media Information The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity will present a free-market public policy approach as the most effective approach to improve the Ocean State’s economy. A […]
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WHO IS JOHN GALT? Find out Friday, October 12 when the RI Center for Freedom and Prosperity invites all free-enterprise loving citizens to join us at the world premiere movie showing in Lincoln, RI.
A Legislative Scorecard for Rhode Islanders View all information about the Freedom Index here … FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2012 The non-partisan Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity published today its first annual General Assembly Freedom Index, which ranks Ocean State lawmakers on their level of support of principles of freedom during the 2012 […]
HOW DOES YOUR LEGISLATOR RANK? Find out if your elected state Representative or Senator voted to preserve or undermine your freedoms. Our first-annual Freedom Index is designed to be a tool to help you assess the voting record of your elected legislators.