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The United States Department of Transportation ranks Rhode Island last – 50th out of 50 states – in bridge quality. Everyone agrees that we have to fix the bridges across RI, approximately one in … more
By HERB WEISS With Christmas fast approaching, almost 65 million people who collect Social Security checks will get hit hard in their pocketbooks. On Thursday, Social Security announced that there … more
Once upon a time I was 14 years old and so anxious to follow my “calling” to the nursing profession I proudly put on a volunteer Candy-stripper uniform. That marked the onset of my 53-year … more
Recently Rhode Islanders learned about a secret NSA map obtained exclusively by NBC News detailing China’s cyber attack on all sectors of the U.S economy, including major firms like Google and … more
Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort … more
I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … more
Recently the Warwick City Council passed a No Confidence resolution regarding several school administrators and criticized our School Committee’s decision not to publicly release the independent … more
With Christmas fast approaching, almost 65 million people who collect Social Security checks will get hit hard in their pocketbooks. On Thursday, Social Security announced that there would be no cost … more
When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices. In fact, almost two thirds of parents – 64 percent – say they wish they had more options for their children’s … more
While the status quo continues to trumpet the economic progress they have made for Rhode Island, the realities are much starker. For example, Rhode Island’s unemployment rate would be 8.2 percent … more
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