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One of the major accomplishments of Representative Eileen Naughton (District 21-Warwick) has been to boost the economic well being of the state through her major initiative stretching over many years to rebuild the state's shellfish more
Voters are going to the polls this year with economic worries uppermost in their minds. Although the “headline” unemployment rate has fallen to 5.0 percent, the labor force participation … more
The article titled “30 minute CPR protocol raises issues” published in several of your publications on December 28 provides the reader with inaccurate and incomplete information. Contrary … more
In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on more
By JOSEPH A. LOFFREDO Rhode Islanders' memories of last summer's invasive gypsy moth outbreak would probably make for a great horror movie. My memories of the destruction are vivid from my walks through the usually pristine woods in my hometown of more
Could you imagine a political candidate saying that his/her opponent was a talented, dedicated and honorable American? Following this, the candidate would assert that their opponent did a great job at previous endeavors, and even more
It's mid -August and the stores are bustling with families scrambling to get their school supplies, outfits, and new shoes before the school year begins in just a few short weeks. Children are excitedly trying on sneakers and shoes, more
Once a year, the General Assembly has the opportunity to set Rhode Island's financial course. We pass a budget. That budget indicates the priorities of those in power. Unfortunately, this year, despite all the self-praise and more
By KIP FERN As a Rhode Island native, I've seen firsthand just how challenging it can be to provide schools with everything they need. But when it comes to equipping students for the future, it seems there is no hurdle too high for Governor Raimondo. As more
It is important that we count our blessings from time to time. Sure, life can offer some daunting challenges, but upon reflection, most of us enjoy advantages that many in the world do not have. Come to think of it, there are far more
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