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Sheldon Whitehouse: Create new infrastructure to renew economy

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. The senator vowed if he was re-elected, Rhode Island's unemployment rate could drop to around six percent at the end of his second term.
Source: Examiner.com on 2012 R.I. Senate debate Oct 23, 2012

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