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Last week, Senator Jack Reed and Treasurer Seth Magaziner stressed the importance of filing the Free Application For Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA. They said nearly $6.77 million was left behind … more
My Irishman father used to say, “A father is a father not by blood but by deed, it’s not who you are but what you do that makes you a father.” Being that my dad pretty much had a lyrical saying … more
This past week, Rhode Island lost a political colossus who had changed the landscape of our capital city forever. He was a charismatic retail politician who humorously used to say he “would go to … more
To the Editor: The proposed legislation Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (S. 2497 and H. 7771) and revised Nursing Compact (H. 8077) are a set of wolves in sheep clothing. Beyond the flowery introduction, these proposed laws transfer legislative more
For the second time this year, Rhode Island has unexpectedly lost a political icon. Robert J. Healey, founder of the Cool Moose Party and a perennial candidate for governor and lieutenant governor … 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
There’s a new medical epidemic that’s sweeping the country – one not caused by viruses or bacteria. And it can hit anyone at any time. The epidemic is called “surprise billing” and it … more
While cooler temperatures and proverbial “April showers” have lingered into May, Rhode Islanders are increasingly turning their attention to the outdoor staples of the spring and summer … more
To the Editor: On Feb. 14 the University of Rhode Island hosted a competition that pit student teams against each other in defending their moral take on complex social, political and business … more
What is the proper role of government? In which aspects of daily life should the state be involved, and to what extent? Such questions have been at the center of American political life for … more
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