House Finance Committee Chairman Rep. Steven Costantino has an interesting op-ed in Sunday’s Providence Journal noting, among other things, the need to develop Rhode Island’s ports:

How can we grow jobs if we don’t develop our seaports and expand our airport?

Strengthening our high-tech manufacturing sector means ensuring thriving ports and an educated workforce.

The Port of Providence, with its 40ft federal deep water channel, is perfectly situated to take advantage of growing international shipping volumes, but only if our state leaders help protect and promote this tremendous resource.

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