September 20, 2014
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On Nov. 13, 2013, the Warwick City Council will vote on two ordinances that will, over time, dramatically reduce Warwick’s pollution of Narragansett Bay. Save The Bay strongly supports approval of … more
From the Old Slater Mill in Pawtucket to modern submarine production at Quonset Point, the manufacturing sector has always been central to Rhode Island’s economy. Unfortunately, we’ve seen more … more
Somebody once said that there’s only a handful of basic stories in the world, and that novelists and playwrights and movie scriptwriters keep telling these few stories again and again. They change … more
The 38 Studios fiasco continues to haunt the citizens of Rhode Island. What started out as a bad decision continues to get worse. The question facing us is, what to do now?   Some politicians … more
Didn’t get enough gardening in this season? Don’t worry; there is still time to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs this fall and winter. Purchase transplants and seeds that will grow and … more
Millions of Americans were shocked to hear that 63-year-old Robin Williams died from an apparent suicide. While it was well known that he had a history of severe depression and years of alcohol and … more
Sometimes life is so ironic, you can’t make these things up. The name of my company, Taco (an acronym for the Thermal Appliance Company, our original name from the 1920s when my grandfather started … more
Following meetings with dozens of business leaders from a cross section of industries, I submitted legislation this session to reduce the corporate tax from 9 percent to 7 percent. By working with … more
Young Americans may soon experience “sticker shock” when shopping for health insurance. A new survey of insurers estimates that premiums will almost triple for a hypothetical 27-year-old man next … more
Most talk about school consolidation overlooks the fact that while Warwick’s population has not changed greatly over the last few decades, public school enrollment has plummeted. It is expected … more
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