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All presidents face a different set of circumstances upon entering office. Some must endure immediate crisis and some face relative peace and normalcy. No matter what personal narrative a new president has experienced, he or she will be honed by the more
Not to be outdone by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in a chance to receive national recognition, our Governor Gina Raimondo has proposed a free public institution tuition program for Rhode Island students. The Rhode Island's Promise Scholarship Program more
To the Editor:I am a breast cancer survivor and my health coverage is my lifeline. I am currently undergoing the reconstructive phase for breast cancer and am on a five-year cancer drug Tamoxifin, … more
As President of the Rhode Island State Senate, I have a responsibility to ensure we pass a balanced and sustainable budget for the state of Rhode Island. The budget adopted by the House of Representatives did not protect the more
It's that time when municipalities put together the spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year. Cranston finalized its budget last week calling for a $284.6 million spending plan - $9 million more than the current year - to be financed by a 2.18 percent more
To the Editor: John Cervone's recent letters have reached a new level of toxicity. His venomous attacks on President Obama suggest a racial bias. What else could explain his hatred for Obama while praising Donald Trump? Obama's eight years was free of more
Donald J. Trump has been in office about a month and many are still waiting for him to morph into a chief executive who acts presidential. Those who presumed after the election the dog and pony show of Trump on the Stump would somehow or someway progress more
Last month elected officials from across the state took an hour out of their schedules to join Meals on Wheels volunteers as they made they made their rounds. The intent was to place the spotlight on this program that provided 345,262 meals to an more
To the Editor: Governor Gina Raimondo has introduced a budget for FY 2018 that claims to promote business growth and help the lowest earning Rhode Islanders by increasing the minimum wage. Those are laudable goals, but in reality if her budget is more
To the Editor: As I sat in the chamber of the House of Representatives listening to Gov. Gina Raimondo deliver her State of the State address, I was particularly pleased to hear her proposal for the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship initiative. Simply more
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