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Gov. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget contains a line that if adopted would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by 25 cents a pack. Our calculations suggest that this would result … more
Rhode Island has the least-safe bridges and roads in America – visible to anyone traveling the state. A thriving Rhode Island economy is predicated on investing in infrastructure. That’s how we … more
The Edgewood Yacht Club has held a prominent place in the community for decades, providing a sailing center and social venue for multiple generations in Cranston, Warwick and beyond. Over its … more
To the Editor: New state slogan: Cooler and Warmer. Really? Is that the best we could come up with? We spent $5 million for an outside firm to design a new logo for our state when we have the … more
To the Editor: Today’s public school teachers are well prepared. They just do not have the time to prepare detailed, well-written daily lessons. To solve this problem, the daily lessons to be … more
To the Editor: Americans pay into Social Security year after year. We deserve to know how the candidates would keep it strong for us, and our children and grandchildren. All I hear from … more
To the Editor: It’s amazing to me how people can feel so upbeat and inspired after listening to an inspiring sermon or speech, whether it’s at Mass, politics or sports. Recently, Pope … more
The world could quite literally be at our fingertips with Google’s latest development in virtual reality. Google Expeditions, an upcoming virtual reality app, paired with Google Cardboard, a … more
To the Editor: Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this … more
After a week of controversy has come a bit of news that should have Rhode Islanders truly feeling a bit cooler and warmer. Narragansett beer, a local icon for decades, has announced it will return … more
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