First Gary Sasse, former head of RIPEC, backed income tax increases on the wealthiest Rhode Islanders. Now he’s admitting that state aid cuts contributed to the financial struggle the poorest cities are experiencing. Is Sasse becoming a progressive, or are things just that bad in Rhode Island?
Why is Anthony Gemma afraid of the media? “I’d love for the media to be part of the solution but I feel like they are often part of the problem,” he told Dan McGowan of GoLocalProv last night. You gotta love it when they blame the messenger!
Projo headline on story previewing Ron Paul event at URI today: He’s still in the GOP Race.
Insurance and gambling companies are among the biggest spenders on lobbying at the State House this year.
Add CVS CEO Larry Merlo to the long list of people smart enough to recognize that the United States desperately needs to fix its health care system. He’s also on the significantly-shorter list of people whose businesses would benefit from health care reform.
Another sign of the times: Citigroup shareholders reject company’s executive compensation plan.
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