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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
By JESSICA DAVID Reading the news over the last several weeks has reminded me that there is a Roger-resurgence happening in Rhode Island. Roger Williams, that is. There is much to admire about Roger Williams. His vision and determination built the more
By ROBIN WIENER The recycling industry has long been recognized as one of the world's first green industries, born out of the need to recover and conserve valuable resources. From the earliest of times, people recognized the intrinsic value of recycling more
By LONNIE BARHAM I'll admit it. I'm a football junkie. Whether it's watching NFL games, following NCAA college football or just rooting for high school gridiron heroes, I'm captivated. In all cases I want to see competitive football, not one-sided, more
By TOM HASTINGS Donald J. Trump has been inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. If you are a xenophobic isolationist nationalist, this is such great news. If you want climate chaos to worsen - more rising seas, more massive forest fires, 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 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
By JAMES M. HOBSON Putting aside the political aspects, Gov. Raimondo's proposal of free tuition would be a slap in the face to all Rhode Islanders who have recently graduated college. Having just graduated from RIC myself (on time with a dual major and more
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