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Rhode Island was hit harder than most states by the decline in American manufacturing. As we lost thousands of jobs, we didn’t do enough to position our state for growth in fast-growing, advanced … more
By ROB COTE Year after year at the formal city budget hearings there seems to be a number of common themes, all of which, unfortunately, show no change year after year. In my opinion those themes … more
By GUS MANOCCHIA, MD The new paradigm in health and healthcare continues to move from treating existing disease to proactively promoting wellness. This leads to better quality of life overall, … more
This narrative is being written at the request of a dear friend of John Howell, who knows that I am proud of my son Dan, and I want the world to know it. Dan always wanted to be a police officer. … more
This past week the General Assembly finally passed legislation to give the Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. That means, come Nov. 8, when you go to vote, there will be a … more
We live in the Ocean State, and this fact is nourishing to my faith. Aside from outer space, no realm is more mysterious to us than our oceans. Where else do you most feel this reverential awe – … more
A little over a month ago, I was proud to be appointed the chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight. In my new role, my focus will be making government work for Rhode Islanders. I hear from my … more
Celeste Mullane, who will have three children attending Pilgrim High School this fall made the following comments at the School Committee meeting. I have come before the School Committee and I have written numerous emails regarding my more
Rhode Island has struggled to emerge from the Great Recession. Yet, through sustained efforts to improve our business climate, invest in education and raise the quality of life for our residents, we are putting Rhode more
If we want to create jobs and grow our economy, we have to make it easier to do business in Rhode Island. Right now, companies across the country are making decisions about where more
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