State of the State RI

Guest: Mike Stenhouse, CEO, The Center for Freedom & Prosperity, rifreedom.org
Host: Richard August Time: 60 minutes
Proposed Progressive legislation would add $6 billion burden on Rhode Island. Details of this legislation are outlined in a new report by the Center for Freedom & Prosperity entitled The Cost of the Progressive Wave. The report can be found at rifreedon.org. Stenhouse discusses the more costly of these proposals during this interview: single-payer government-run health insurance; minimum wage increases; mandatory paid time off; new tax on petroleum products/carbon tax; school funding changes; taxpayer payment of student loans; and more.

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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship…


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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship by using the television show as a means to educate and to inform the public.

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