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Dear Graduates, Congratulations on your big day! Your parents are proud. Family and friends will attend the long awaited celebration. And last, but not least, you get to move on and start the next adventure. All too often, when more
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
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
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
The overall state of children's health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria associated with health more
By ROBERT T. KELLS In November of 1998 the Attorney's General of 46 states including Rhode Island filed a class action lawsuit against the leading tobacco industries that tobacco is harmful and addictive. As a result of this lawsuit the tobacco industry 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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