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A coalition of researchers from Rhode Island’s colleges and universities have released another round of reports on the state’s economy. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay wonders what will happen to the latest round of research.

If Rhode Island were a bench, it would splinter under the weight of all the blue-ribbon commissions and consultant-generated reports that have for decades weighed in on what ails our state’s economy.

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Rhode Island’s business climate has once again been scored as one of the nation’s very worst. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay on why dwelling on these ratings don’t tell the whole story.