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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
By STEVEN KING Quonset Makes a New Name for Itself in Business. That was the headline from the New York Times earlier this year, in a lengthy feature from one of the world's leading newspapers. The piece highlights Quonset's rebirth" and role as an" 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
On behalf of the Walaska family, thank you to all of you for attending today's celebration of Bill's life. To Marsha, Billy and Christine, Leslie and Rob, Ann Marie and Danny we offer our deepest sympathies and thank you for sharing more
By MOLLY MAGEE Rhode Island has a wealth of organizations engaged in some form of undersea technology and its applications. Many of these provide invaluable technologies and technical support to the Department of Defense (DoD) and contribute 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 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
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
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
By KEN BLOCK The former chairman and vice chairman of the House Finance Committee have both recently been arraigned on multiple felony charges. The House Finance Committee has primary responsibility for Rhode Island's $9 billion budget. The above facts more
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