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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 KENNETH DOOLEY This year 650 welders and other skilled trade workers will be hired for the submarine hull fabrication facility at Quonset Point. In the years to come, the work force will expand steadily as the Navy's nuclear submarine force adds new more
By STEVEN KING Quonset Makes a New Name for Itself in Business. That was the headline from the New York Times earlier this year, in a lengthy feature from one of the world's leading newspapers. The piece highlights Quonset's rebirth" and role as an" more
By JAMES SHEUSI Now that school is out, how are 13-year-olds spending their summer? Probably on a computer. Microsoft founder Bill Gates was 13 when he wrote his first computer program. In 1975, at age 20, his fascination with computers led him to more
By CHRISTOPHER ZOUKIS Solitary confinement has long been viewed by experts and human rights organizations as a form of torture. As far back as 1890, the United States Supreme Court declared the practice of solitary confinement abandoned, noting the high more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING On a winter's day in 1983, Todd Morsilli was killed when a vehicle driven by an intoxicated East Greenwich High School student callously barreled down the road, erasing a life along the way. This event hurt families, challenged laws more
By STEVEN KING When a company chooses where to do business today there's several things they consider - and world class infrastructure is always near the top of the list. At the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) we recognize the importance of 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 HERB WEISS The Respect a Caregivers Time Coalition (ReACT) released a report detailing innovative practices and policies of 14 organizations to support their employees with caregiver responsibilities. With the graying of America, supporting caregiver more
By JESSICA DAVID Reading the news over the last several weeks has reminded me that there is a Roger-resurgence happening in Rhode Island. Roger Williams, that is. There is much to admire about Roger Williams. His vision and determination built the more
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