Jobs & Economic Development

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As Governor, Angel Taveras will fight every day to put Rhode Islanders back to work and rebuild an economy that works for everyone. 

As Mayor of the City of Providence, Angel is implementing a 20-point economic development plan focused on creating jobs, supporting small businesses and expanding opportunity in every city neighborhood.  Mayor Taveras has moved the City’s permitting processes online, frozen the City’s commercial property tax rate, invested in infrastructure and launched a new storefront investment program that is investing in main streets throughout Providence.  As a candidate for Governor, Mayor Taveras has outlined a bold vision for accelerating the pace of Rhode Island’s economic recovery and creating an environment where diverse industry sectors – from technology to tourism – enjoy the strong support of a state government focused on economic development. As Governor, Angel will: