In New England, New Hampshire leads the region, in 3rd place, nationally. Vermont fell a spot, to 12th place, while Maine held steady in 18th. Massachusetts and Connecticut also held their positions, at 36th and 42nd, respectively.
Why is it the case that Rhode Island is always stuck at the bottom of the pack? By heaping more privileges upon those who help get them elected, politicians continue to lose the trust of the people, who are also losing hope for our state. This is why the Ocean State will lose a prized US Congressional seat. The political class is driving away families & businesses.
Very soon, we will be releasing a major report on the excessive costs of collective bargaining in the Ocean State. This will be the biggest and most in-depth research project the Center has ever undertaken on any topic. Please be on lookout for this critical report.