Guest commentary: A growing port can grow jobs

Today, more than 75 companies rely on Quonset’sPort of Davisville to put $97 million of annual earnings into thepockets of Rhode Island workers. At the same time, the port generates$27 million in state and local taxes and supports 1,500 direct, indirectand induced jobs. Consistently one of the top 10 auto ports in NorthAmerica, the Port of Davisville has experienced 547 percent growth overthe past 20 years and had its sixth record-breaking year of auto importsin 2015.

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