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The car tax is a stone in everyone's shoe. No matter how much one makes, no matter what model car one drives, no matter where one lives - taxpayers despise the car tax. Every year municipalities reach deep into taxpayer's more
It is important that we count our blessings from time to time. Sure, life can offer some daunting challenges, but upon reflection, most of us enjoy advantages that many in the world do not have. Come to think of it, there are far more
Recently on a Friday, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Rhode Island State Police Col. Steven O' Donnell announced that after four years of inquiry there will be no one held criminally accountable for the 38 Studios debacle. This outcome should not more
This past week, the Democrats convened in Philadelphia to officially nominate Hillary Rodham Clinton as their party’s standard-bearer for the general election of 2016. In a convention that started … more
To the Editor: Cancer will claim an estimated 2,090 lives in Rhode Island this year alone. Yet, research shows that we could prevent roughly half of those cancer deaths if everyone were to stop using tobacco products, eat well, exercise regularly and get more
To the Editor: I am happy to report the Hiring Our Heroes veterans job fair last week in Warwick was a great success. Over 100 veterans and military spouses participated, with more than 40 veterans receiving job offers at the fair. This was an increase 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
Most Rhode Islanders know that in recent years, our state has become a significant front in the nation's ongoing opioid epidemic. The story of how we got to this crisis point is now all too familiar. As powerful prescription painkillers increasingly more
To the Editor: The Rhode Island General Assembly recently enacted legislation mandating public schools provide at least 20 minutes of “free play recess” to children from kindergarten through … more
This past week, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo stated she was open to the idea of using the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) as a barometer whether or not a high school student has fulfilled the … more
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