- Candidates should be forced to outline in detail how Rhode Island will emerge from this recession.
- What specific measures do they propose for materially increasing job gains relative to the losses that will occur over the next two (or four) years?
- What are Rhode Island's economic strengths? How can those be built upon (i.e., what is Rhode Island's niche)?
- What are Rhode Island's major economic weaknesses? They should outline in detail proposals to eliminate these, or to somehow turn them into positives.
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