Raimondo: RI economy ‘stuck in neutral,’ solutions coming

By Ted Nesi PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday used a gubernatorial PowerPoint presentation to paint a dire picture of Rhode Island’s economic position and to preview some of the proposals she will offer to fix an economy she calls “stuck in neutral.” Speaking in the State Room before her cabinet members and Rhode Island’s other four statewide elected leaders, Raimondo offered a long list of statistics that illustrated the state’s ongoing economic weakness, particularly compared with Massachusetts and Connecticut, and the dire fiscal outlook for state government. Read the rest of this story » • Related:…