Entries by RI Center for Freedom

Tax-the-Rich Proposal Contradicts Itself

The Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity released a Policy Analysis today that demonstrates how the proposed “Tax The Rich” proposal that is contingent on a decrease in the unemployment rate, but which itself serves to increase the unemployment rate, is contradictory and counter-productive.

Right To Work = Freedom for RI Workers

Rhode Islanders are suffering from a severely weak economy and our state needs to seek every competitive opportunity it can in order to attract and grow jobs. As demonstrated by the Report Card on Rhode Island Competitiveness, by many measures, Rhode Island is excessively uncompetitive in both New England and nationally, when it comes to growing and attracting business and high-paying, sustainable jobs.

One of the single most effective ways to provide the Ocean State with a new competitive edge is passing Right-To-Work legislation.

Rhody FAILS Report Card

Grading “F” in 28 of 49 sub-categories, the Ocean State is failing its citizens in an appalling number of areas – in the first ever Competitiveness Report Card. Significant public policy reform is required to improve our state’s competitive standing and regional/national grades.

Cranston Pensions to be focus of Task Force organized by the Center for Freedom

Our Center has assembled another team of nationally renowned think tanks that will focus on the City of Cranston, Rhode Island by providing useful analysis and research. This follows our successful task force on the statewide pension crisis last fall. NEW – Cranston Police & Fire pension data now online! Click the title above to read more …