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By KIP FERN As a Rhode Island native, I've seen firsthand just how challenging it can be to provide schools with everything they need. But when it comes to equipping students for the future, it seems there is no hurdle too high for Governor Raimondo. As more
By BLAKE A. FILIPPI RhodeWorks creates a new reservoir of state power; the ability to tax our movement. While the crosshairs now fix upon long-haul Class-8 trucks and above, history teaches that our government - insatiable for more and more of our more
On September 30, President Obama proclaimed October 2016 as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the month, the Department of Homeland Security and its private sector partners are holding events and engaging more
Roughly three years ago, I was granted an opportunity rare in my profession - serving as the editor of my hometown newspaper. After several years working at The Gardner News, a daily publication in North Central Massachusetts, I more
Rhode Island has made great strides over the past two years in building momentum for our state's economic comeback and our ports have been on the leading edge of those efforts. Already proven success stories, we need to invest more
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
Could you imagine a political candidate saying that his/her opponent was a talented, dedicated and honorable American? Following this, the candidate would assert that their opponent did a great job at previous endeavors, and even more
We will hear our fair share of partisan politics this campaign season but I hope we can all come together to support Question 2 on the November ballot. If voters approve this ballot question, the Ethics Commission would once again more
School is back in session. Hopefully you and your child(ren) are off to a good start. While we often hear talk about testing, a rigorous curriculum, standards, and accountability, let's not forget one very important thing-fun. All more
Labor Day has come and gone and many Americans think of it as a well-deserved holiday for workers – and it is. It is also a holiday about workers. This annual observation that dates back to … more
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