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Labor Day has come and gone and many Americans think of it as a well-deserved holiday for workers - and it is. It is also a holiday about workers. This annual observation that dates back to September 5, 1882, is a direct result of more
Once a year, the General Assembly has the opportunity to set Rhode Island's financial course. We pass a budget. That budget indicates the priorities of those in power. Unfortunately, this year, despite all the self-praise and more
The overall state of children's health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria associated with health more
By ROBERT T. KELLS In November of 1998 the Attorney's General of 46 states including Rhode Island filed a class action lawsuit against the leading tobacco industries that tobacco is harmful and addictive. As a result of this lawsuit the tobacco industry more
In 1992, justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court declared unanimously that prior to the Ethics Commission, “widespread breaches of trust, cronyism, impropriety, and other violations of ethical … more
It is important that we count our blessings from time to time. Sure, life can offer some daunting challenges, but upon reflection, most of us enjoy advantages that many in the world do not have. Come to think of it, there are far more
In March 2009, we formally adopted an impaired chocolate Labrador with a host of medical problems. With the signing of legal papers, four-year-old Abby met Murray, her elder adoptive canine sibling, who was also a chocolate Labrador. Four more
School is back in session. Hopefully you and your child(ren) are off to a good start. While we often hear talk about testing, a rigorous curriculum, standards, and accountability, let's not forget one very important thing-fun. All more
Finally, the Democratic Party is fully engaged in calling out and opposing the well-organized misinformation campaign about climate change, funded by conservative philanthropies and fossil fuel corporations in the more
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