State of Rhode Island Archives: on Corporations


Barry Hinckley: Make R.I. the most attractive place to do business

Hinckley, the co-founder of a successful software firm, argued that it's time for new leadership in Washington to help the economy and refashion the tax code. "We need to make Rhode Island and America the most attractive place in the world to do business," he said. "We need fresh faces that are connected to Main Street."
Source: Boston Globe on 2012 R.I. Senate debate Oct 23, 2012

Barry Hinckley: Cut the business tax rate from 35% to 20%

Hinckley knew as a businessman that taxes and benefits added to the expenses made it hard to hire new employees in America. Hinckley favors cutting the business tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent.

Senator Whitehouse blamed the Bush administration for the economic situation that Rhode Islanders face. He favored innovation, manufacturing and creating new infrastructure as key ways to renew Rhode Island's economic landscape.

Source: Examiner.com on 2012 R.I. Senate debate Oct 23, 2012

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