October 21, 2014
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It was September 1994, and I had never imagined myself sitting alone in the crowded and chaotic basement of Traveler’s Aid Society, now known as Crossroads in downtown Providence, waiting to get my … more
With an all-out push for policies and strategies that attract new business to Rhode Island, it doesn’t make sense that the state would want to welcome new firms here by handing them an annual tax … more
While politicians, pundits, union officials, civic leaders, parents and business captains volley the issue of High School graduation requirements around, young people are negatively … more
In 1986 Rhode Island voters approved a constitutional amendment to require that elected officials and public employees adhere to the highest ethical standards of public service. In a 2009 ruling … more
The first 25 first-generation immigrant participants to graduate from a six-month family learning program in the Cranston area have 25 unique stories involving parents and their children … more
On Tuesday, April 8, I went to the White House where I met President Obama and many extraordinary women who have spent decades advocating for equality. Together, we marked Equal Pay Day, the day to … more
Last year, with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the public health insurance exchanges, many were surprised to learn that, while this law aims to provide every American with … more
In just two days, look for the gathering of friends, Rhode Island College educators, progressives, folkies and family members of the late Richard J. Walton, who come to the Red Bandana Award to pay … more
This month, commencement speakers at Rhode Island’s colleges and universities gave the Class of 2014 their tips on how they can successfully find their professional niche, in a state with the … more
The 38 Studios fiasco continues to haunt the citizens of Rhode Island. What started out as a bad decision continues to get worse. The question facing us is, what to do now?   Some politicians … more
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