Rhode Island Small Business News


  • SMALL BUSINESS TO RI LEGISLATORS: BETTER BUT NOT GOOD ENOUGHLast session’s priorities for the small business community included the minimum business corporation tax, energy costs, regulatory reforms, truck tolling, and unemployment insurance reforms.

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  • SPEAKERS BUDGET SPARKS HOPE WITHIN SMALL BUSINESS COMMUNITYThe following statement may be attributed to Bill Vernon, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Rhode Island state director

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  • AFTER FAILING EVERYWHERE ELSE, SINGLE PAYER HEALTHCARE MAKES APPEARANCE IN RHODE ISLANDSenate Bill 2824 is before the Senate Health and Human Services Committee today. If implemented, the bill would repeal health care reform in Rhode Island and replace it with a government paid single payer system.

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  • SMALLEST STATE IN THE NATION HAS ONE OF THE LARGEST TAX BURDENSSmall businesses certainly understand all too well just how overwhelming the tax burden is in Rhode Island so that this ranking comes as no great shock to those in the trenches trying to survive in this business climate.

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  • SUCCESS LIES AHEAD FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAYSmall Business Saturday is the perfect chance for holiday shoppers to support their local merchants, who also happen to be vested members of the community.

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