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Since colonial times, scandals have made Rhode Island the butt of national jokes. Republicans controlled the General Assembly from the 1850s until the “Bloodless Revolution” of 1935. … more
Summer is here, and for many in New England, that means trips to destinations domestic and abroad. An all-time record 231 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and August 31, up from 210 million a year more
There’s a new medical epidemic that’s sweeping the country – one not caused by viruses or bacteria. And it can hit anyone at any time. The epidemic is called “surprise billing” and it … more
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the country, which allows, as Rhode Islanders often joke, everyone to know each other and each other’s business. News on different local issues usually spreads … more
Dear Graduates, Congratulations on your big day! Your parents are proud. Family and friends will attend the long awaited celebration. And last, but not least, you get to move on and start the next adventure. All too often, when more
Voters are going to the polls this year with economic worries uppermost in their minds. Although the “headline” unemployment rate has fallen to 5.0 percent, the labor force participation … more
My parents never had the opportunity to go to college. But ever since I was little, my mom made sure that I would have the chance. I’ve talked to a lot of high school students who come from … more
Let me introduce you to my friend Danny, Whose parents’ names are Matt and Annie, He’s 31 years old, born April 12, 1985, He loves sports and is energetic; he’s very much … more
In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on more
It's mid -August and the stores are bustling with families scrambling to get their school supplies, outfits, and new shoes before the school year begins in just a few short weeks. Children are excitedly trying on sneakers and shoes, more
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