Laurie White http://ripr.org en The Bottom Line: Taking the Business Expo to the Garage http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-taking-business-expo-garage <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday it looks at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p>This week, Dave and Mark talk with Laurie White, president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Dave Fallon 12410 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Taking the Business Expo to the Garage Disagreement over Corporate Tax Rate Modifications http://ripr.org/post/disagreement-over-corporate-tax-rate-modifications <p>The business community is applauding a proposed cut in Rhode Island’s corporate tax rate.<br><br>In his latest budget, Governor Lincoln Chafee calls for cutting the corporate tax from 9 to 7 percent over three years.<br><br>Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce head Laurie White calls that a smart move. “It would be a welcome change. It’s not a game-changer. There are lots of factors that contribute to positive business climate rankings and profile, but this is certainly a welcome step.”<br> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 13:19:51 +0000 Ian Donnis 11507 at http://ripr.org