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There is nothing more important than integrity and keeping your word. It is unfortunate that Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and his leadership team reneged on a commitment to pass the state budget as negotiated, and did so at 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
By LEN CABRAL & STEVEN STYCOS When we moved to Cranston in the mid-1980's, Cranston's population was 95 percent white. Today, 23 percent of Cranston's population is black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American or mixed race, according to the U.S. Census. more
By ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. KILMARTIN Craig Price. The name alone conjures up visions of a monster, a boogeyman, a serial killer 30 years later. The cause of such visceral reactions are the crimes he committed and the age at which he committed them. more
As you may have heard, the R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles is transitioning to a new computer system throughout July. This new system is called “RIMS.” As I’ve shared the RIMS news, one of the … more
On behalf of the Walaska family, thank you to all of you for attending today's celebration of Bill's life. To Marsha, Billy and Christine, Leslie and Rob, Ann Marie and Danny we offer our deepest sympathies and thank you for sharing more
By KEN BLOCK The former chairman and vice chairman of the House Finance Committee have both recently been arraigned on multiple felony charges. The House Finance Committee has primary responsibility for Rhode Island's $9 billion budget. The above facts more
By DEBORAH DeBARE In 1985, when Elaine Yates and her two daughters disappeared from their Warwick home, no laws against domestic violence existed in Rhode Island. It was not until 1988 that legislation went into effect making domestic violence a more
By TOM HASTINGS Donald J. Trump has been inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. If you are a xenophobic isolationist nationalist, this is such great news. If you want climate chaos to worsen - more rising seas, more massive forest fires, more
By ROBIN WIENER The recycling industry has long been recognized as one of the world's first green industries, born out of the need to recover and conserve valuable resources. From the earliest of times, people recognized the intrinsic value of recycling more
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