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Opinion by CEO Stenhouse: The old approach won’t restart R.I.

As printed in the Providence Journal Op Ed section, 11/15/2012 On Nov. 10, a single page of The Journal featured two articles that tell us all we need to know about Rhode Island’s misguided approach to economic development and our dismal economy. While Rhode Islanders struggle to control their families’ financial security, our state looks […]

Member of Center’s Task Force to be Panelist at Brown Univ “Pensions in Peril” Forum

Providence — A member of the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity’s special pension task force will serve as a panelist at the “Pensions in Peril” forum today, October 25 (Thursday afternoon), sponsored by the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University. The forum will feature national and local experts about how municipalities are […]

Stenhouse Remarks – Press Conference 10/11/12

October 11, 2012 Press Conference: Mike Stenhouse, Revised & Extended Remarks “Get Government Out of the Way” Solution Good morning. Today, the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity recommends a free-market, get-government-out-of-the-way approach to restore Rhode Island’s struggling economy. Rhode Islanders want to be in control of their own lives. They want to know that if […]

Nationally Recognized Investigative Reporter Joins The Ocean State Current

Kevin Mooney has appeared on Breitbart and Glenn Beck FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2012 Providence, RI — The Ocean State Current, the news division of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, announced today that Kevin Mooney will join its staff as Investigative Bureau Chief. “Accountability and transparency are vital to our democracy,” […]

Schilling’s Rookie Mistake

Oped by Mike Stenhouse published by the Providence Journal on June 3, 2012 See the ABC-6 interview on this OpEd here … When All-Star, world champion and potential Hall Of Fame pitcher Curt Schilling stepped from the dugout into the corporate board room, and then into the public-policy arena, he did what most of us did […]

Would you tax Big Papi right off the Red Sox?

TAX THE RICH? Imagine that the Red Sox decide to levy a tax on superstar players like David Ortiz. After all, it’s not fair that Ortiz should get all those at-bats where he can hit home runs, RBIs, and otherwise produce results for the team. No, instead, Ortiz should give 9.9% of his at-bats to players on the bench, who don’t get to play as much. FOR HOW LONG WOULD ORTIZ STAY IN TOWN?