Policy Agenda


Each year the Economic Progress Institute collaborates with our community partners to advocate for state policies and investments that will put more Rhode Islanders and our state on a path towards economic progress.

2016 Policy Agenda

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    Meeting Basic Needs

    We have a shared responsibility for ensuring that people who work hard for low pay are able to support their families, and that people who cannot work are able to meet their basic needs. This year’s agenda focused on making child care affordable for more working families. Learn More

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    Education and Economic Development

    Increasing the skills of our workforce is vital to strengthening our economy and enabling Rhode Islanders to support themselves and their families. Learn More

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    A Sound Tax Structure

    We must raise adequate revenue for vital public services in the fairest possible way. Learn More