The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan voice and catalyst for effective, efficient and equitable government in Rhode Island. Since its founding in 1932, RIPEC has worked to develop solutions to critical challenges facing the Ocean State by providing accurate, objective research and focusing public attention on those issues.
RIPEC is recognized as a source for unbiased research and analysis on a wide range of topics. The ability to provide rich and diverse public policy assistance, focusing on the most pressing topics of the day, has helped place RIPEC at the forefront of the major issues facing State and local government for almost eight decades.
As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt research organization, RIPEC is primarily supported through the annual contributions of its membership. To support its mission, please click here.