Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: $640 million. That’s a pretty big number. Especially when you realize that’s how much the state of Rhode Island takes on in tobacco-related health care costs each … more
To the Editor: June 14, 2017 witnessed two massacres here in America. In Virginia, a maniac opened fire on congressional individuals in Virginia, his reason having been silenced along with his … more
To the Editor: Just what did Hillary Clinton do to deserve such a venomous letter by Sam Parente (Deceivers in the Democratic Party, 6/8/17)? I must assume Parente cast his vote for Donald Trump. If so what did the nation get? A so-called president who more
To the Editor: I recently read the article about the Ethics Commission fining Donna Travis over her involvement with three charity-type organizations that she donates hundreds of hours of her time to and receives no money from. Got that? She doesn't more
To the Editor: The attempted murder of congressional staff and congressmen is one more tragic event that should be a call for our nation to engage in open and honest discussion on the purpose and limits of guns in our society. I believe America's more
To the Editor:A recent interview with Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner included statements about CCRI’s remedial programs that do not reflect aggressive … more
To the Editor:The excellent Beacon article, “Ethics commission finds Travis violated law, issues $1,200 fine,” was right on target. Her attorney, Robert Flaherty, has likened his client, … more
To the Editor: Saturday, June 3 the City Council passed a budget that, for the first time in at least 17 years, will not have a tax increase. Holding the line on taxes not only benefits taxpayers, it also sends a clear message that Warwick is open for more
To the Editor:On June 14, THE Providence Journal published an editorial entitled “Mr. Montanaro’s $50,000 perk.” The piece was a refresher on why Rhode Island has languished at the … more
To the Editor:As a lifelong Rhode Islander, I was shocked to read the headline in a recent Beacon, “Wieners out, beer in,” on May 23. My wife and I are seniors and well acquainted with … more
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