As part of our yearly legislation tracking program, GBN rates certain bills that either harm or help the business climate in the Ocean State. In 2016, Rhode Island ranked an abysmal 50th on CNBC Business Ranking, For years, the RI General Assembly has passed bills that have hurt Rhode Island's business climate. Bills receive a (-3) to (+3) rating based on the degree and impact to which they affect our liberties.
Rated bills appear above. Click on a column heading to sort. Click on “Overview” to sort by bill rating.