Just Another Dog-Bites-Rhode-Island’s-Business-Climate Story
8. MassachusettsMassachusetts’ substantial gap over New Hampshire in the rankings seems to come mostly from two of the criteria used, “technology and innovation” and “access to capital”.
21. New Hampshire
48. Rhode Island
Rankings based on adding up a collection of indexes should always be taken with a grain of salt, at the very least. That said, Rhode Island’s most surprising sub-ranking has to be its low “quality of life” score relative to the rest New England, especially given that quality of life is often touted as one of Rhode Island’s strongest selling points…
1. New HampshireIs this yet another indicator of how our state’s leaders have been squandering whatever advantages Rhode Island might have once had?
24. Rhode Island