The Economic Progress Institute is a go-to source for expert information on budget and policy issues impacting the economic well-being of Rhode Islanders.

Whether it’s commenting on a hot issue, contributing an op-ed, promoting a new report or helping a reporter with background information, we work with the media to give a voice to low- and modest-income Rhode Islanders in the news.

If you are a member of the media, and would like to set up an interview with someone from the Economic Progress Institute, contact:

Juan Espinoza, Communications & Outreach Associate
Office (401) 456-2752
Cell (813) 526-3043
[email protected]


We are happy to provide you with any background information that will help you with your story. Here are some frequently-used resources:

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