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Fearing the conceivable overturning of Roe v. Wade under the Trump presidency, the abortion industry and its legislative allies have proposed a preemptive remedy in Rhode Island entitled the Reproductive Health Care Act of 2017 (S more
There is nothing more important than integrity and keeping your word. It is unfortunate that Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and his leadership team reneged on a commitment to pass the state budget as negotiated, and did so at more
By SPEAKER NICHOLAS MATTIELLO I have heard repeatedly from Rhode Island's citizens that the car tax is fundamentally unfair and they want it eliminated. Earlier this year, I announced my initiative to phase out the onerous and regressive car tax within more
Long ago, our ancestors decided to throw off the yoke of tyranny and oppression by abandoning absolute monarchy and embracing a republican form of government – the belief that our common … more
By SEN. LOUIS DiPALMA As a member of the Democratic Party, I firmly believe that we must not become the Party of No. I absolutely want our party to be successful and grow, but what I don't want, nor do our constituents want and what they don't deserve is more
By PETER MARINO Baby Jayden's kidneys started failing the day he was born; by the time he was four months old, doctors had removed both of them. Daily dialysis kept him alive until a transplant was possible. Today, three years later, Jayden is thriving. more
By ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. KILMARTIN Craig Price. The name alone conjures up visions of a monster, a boogeyman, a serial killer 30 years later. The cause of such visceral reactions are the crimes he committed and the age at which he committed them. more
As President of the Rhode Island State Senate, I have a responsibility to ensure we pass a balanced and sustainable budget for the state of Rhode Island. The budget adopted by the House of Representatives did not protect the more
By BRANDON PEARSON I am always trying to think of innovative ways we can improve our education system here in Warwick while maximizing our resources. It seems as though every time we turn around, there is some issue concerning how we need to fix our more
By KENNETH DOOLEY This year 650 welders and other skilled trade workers will be hired for the submarine hull fabrication facility at Quonset Point. In the years to come, the work force will expand steadily as the Navy's nuclear submarine force adds new more
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