September 16, 2014
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HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS BECOME LAUGHABLE:  The state department of education has announced that students who failed the NECAP tests and thus could not graduate high school will now be … more
WHO NEEDS DEMOCRATS? After reading about donations and support given to Democrats by the two announced Republican candidates for governor in Rhode Island, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung and Moderate Party … more
At first glance, most Rhode Islanders would say that the federal government should continue paying out unemployment benefits to those who are still out of work after exhausting the 26 weeks of … more
PAY, BUT THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATE 38 STUDIOS BONDS: Three points of interest surround the botched loan of $75 million to 38 Studios. First, we must repay the bonds. Otherwise, credit rating agencies … more
THUMBS UP/DOWN ON LATE SESSION LEGISLATION: With the General Assembly session now complete, it’s time to give a thumbs up or thumbs down to several pieces of legislation passed or rejected toward … more
COINCIDENCE OR CRONYISM? Several months ago the State Property Committee approved a no-bid contract to relocate a probation and parole office to the downtown Providence area. Gubernatorial candidate … more
WHY IS INVESTIGATION OF “TICKETGATE” TAKING SO LONG? It just doesn’t make sense! Complicated murder investigations are conducted in days or weeks, yet state police cannot complete a simple … more
Rhode Island government is constantly in search of a new revenue scheme that will miraculously solve our financial problems – problems, of course, which are the result of the state’s continued … more
KILMARTIN REMISS IN FAILING TO OBJECT TO PAROLE:  State Senator Dawson Hodgson, who is running for attorney general against incumbent Peter Kilmartin, accused the attorney general of failing to … more
CRANSTON POLICE CAPTAIN MUST GO: Mayor Allan Fung has only one true option in response to the revelation that Cranston police captain Stephen Antonucci, the president of the Cranston police union, … more
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