Letters to the editor
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It's hard to believe given the small size of our state, but Rhode Island has 150 municipal pension plans. These plans provide retirement security for the hard-working municipal employees who devote their careers to serving our local more
To the Editor: Energize Rhode Island Act (H5369/S365) is a landmark bill that would apply a simple and transparent fee on carbon pollution in our state, in coordination with similar bills being … more
To the Editor: Governor Gina Raimondo has introduced a budget for FY 2018 that claims to promote business growth and help the lowest earning Rhode Islanders by increasing the minimum wage. Those are laudable goals, but in reality if her budget is more
To the Editor: Speaker Mattiello and your NRA colleagues did you hear the warning shots from California - another senseless and tragic domestic violence massacre. Two adults and a child are dead and a child is in serious condition because an offender had more
To the Editor: The Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters (RISAFF) would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the brave men and women of Rhode Island's fire service, in recognition of International Fire Fighters' Day that was observed more
To the Editor: The Beacon continues to parade the fear about impending sea rise, now as much as 9.8 feet by the end of the century. Three years ago the Beacon went on record to proclaim that the sea would rise by three feet by end of century, now they more
To the Editor:Mr. Elliot, thank you for being so concerned about R.I. public safety officers’ feelings, but unfortunately you have the facts of Rep. Bennett’s legislation completely … more
To the Editor:On April 1 I had the privilege of joining 23 other WWII veterans on Rhode Island’s 15th “Honor Flight” to Washington, D.C. There we toured the various monuments and … more
To the Editor: A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter to the mayor in response to his appearance on The Rhode Show." My initial letter to Mayor Avedisian was to express surprise that he felt that Dr. Thornton had no culpability in the current situation" more
To the Editor: This past weekend was Earth Day where good neighbors took two to three hours cleaning up the litter from the streets, parks and communities. Very few people support these efforts anymore and rely on others to do the work; some feel picking more
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