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To the Editor:This is an eye-opening but sad tale based for the most part, on the report, “Truth in Numbers” by Monique Morrissey of the Economic Policy Institute, June 20, 2013. To be as … more
There's something about renewable energy that - if you care in any way, shape or form about the long-term health of the planet - is just simply exciting. Perhaps it is the grandiose scale of green energy projects. In Johnston, a team of wind energy more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin touts a new federal consumer protection law, signed into law by President Donald Trump on May 24, 2018, that protects seniors from becoming victims of financial exploitation. more
If you were looking for ideal candidates for public office, you would likely want people who had demonstrated that they were willing to put the needs of their fellow citizens above their own. You more
As the state mid-term elections draw closer and closer, politics season seems to engulf everything around us, like a cloud of fallen leaves engulfs a backyard... more
To the Editor: Most people love Bette Midler's singing but particularly the three songs: The Rose, Wind Beneath My Wings, God Is Watching Us... more
Last night I went to Summer’s End. This morning I watched the funeral of Senator John McCain. Both, though quite different, speak to the importance of community, spirit and hope. I have waited more … more
By SENATOR SHELDON “The past few weeks have been doubly difficult,” she wrote. As a United States Senator, Rhode Islanders write to me every day weighing in on different policies debated … more
To the Editor:Make no mistake, the ruckus surrounding the nomination of Federal Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is about four things.First, Democrats have become the … more
To the Editor:When is bullying okay? Is there a time or place where it is permissible to bully someone?It seems to me that we have had a number of reports over the years of the outcome of a person … more
If there is to be a word or theme that would best encapsulate the year 2018, unfortunately it seems that it is destined to be “divided.” Divided is the most apt way to describe many aspects of … more
To the Editor: Politics can be tough to be in actively involved in, especially as a public figure. Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been finding that out. The issue is bigger than Judge Kavanaugh. Politics can be ruthless, and often to most, what to believe is more
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