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By ROB COTE Year after year at the formal city budget hearings there seems to be a number of common themes, all of which, unfortunately, show no change year after year. In my opinion those themes … 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
RhodeWorks creates a new reservoir of state power; the ability to tax our movement. While the crosshairs now fix upon long-haul Class-8 trucks and above, history teaches that our government - insatiable for more and more of our more
There are no more important beneficiaries of educational choice than the families and students who need K-12 options and opportunity. They are the reason we fight to expand choice in every state, including Rhode Island. An important more
Could you imagine a political candidate saying that his/her opponent was a talented, dedicated and honorable American? Following this, the candidate would assert that their opponent did a great job at previous endeavors, and even more
When I first entered public service 22 years ago, I never imagined all that would be accomplished for the betterment of our Warwick community and the state of Rhode Island. I wrote then, in a letter to the editor to express my more
By SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO We will hear our fair share of partisan politics this campaign season but I hope we can all come together to support Question 2 on the November ballot. If voters approve this ballot question, the Ethics Commission would more
Rhode Island was hit harder than most states by the decline in American manufacturing. As we lost thousands of jobs, we didn’t do enough to position our state for growth in fast-growing, advanced … more
There are no private schools in Finland. The public schools are social equalizers which are designed to level the playing field for students irrespective of the social or economic position of their parents. They promote equity and more
As many residents have observed, there have been significant changes designed to improve our special education programs at the junior high and high school levels. These changes were made due to school consolidation but more more
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