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Evergreen contracts. Binding arbitration. Expanded overtime for firefighters. We're only three months into the General Assembly's legislative session, and we're already seeing the return of these perennial special interest bills for public sector more
It can be wonderful when the tide changes. Suddenly, what was impossible seems remotely achievable, and then with time and a combination of things - some might call it luck, and others may attribute it to the correct decisions, even skill - it is within more
Rhode Islanders remember all too well the disastrous effects of financial crisis of 2008 and subsequent Great Recession. The extraordinarily difficult fiscal climate of the late 2000s and early 2010s upended countless lives. Millions were put out of more
By NELLIE GORBEA As Rhode Island's Secretary of State, I am constantly working to improve access to the ballot box and protect the integrity of every vote. These are not just core goals of my office - they are fundamental to our democracy and critically more
To the Editor: In the near future the most recent financial audit commissioned by the Warwick City Council will be ready for presentation. The docketing of this report is likely sooner than later. Warwick is entering the budget season and this more
To the Editor: What does being a kid stand for, or even really mean in today's world? When I was a kid (born in 1990) it meant going outside for fresh air and friends. As soon as the school bus would drop my sister and I off at home our backpacks hit the more
All too often it takes a major tragedy to occur before people start paying attention to issues or organizations responsible for those tragedies strive to make changes to prevent such incidents from happening in the first place. In the case of the Rhode more
To the Editor: As Easter approaches, take time to review many of the gifts we enjoy living in the U.S. Today, there are decisive movements that attempt to split us into opposing factions. We still have the freedom that allows us to accept or reject these more
To the Editor: On April 2nd the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on a variety of firearms bills particularly those on Governor Raimondo and Attorney General Nehrona's comprehensive agenda of gun reform". At one point Senator Harold Metts" more
It's happened several times at different times of night. For no apparent reason I wake up with the feeling I'm being watched. The room is dark. The ticking of the bureau clock seems unusually loud. I slow my breathing and listen intently. It's then that more
Like so many aspects of our lives and segments of our economy, the business model of publications such as ours has been inexorably disrupted in the digital age. On the advertising side, businesses and individuals today have access to a broad range of more
Open Letter to Mayor Solomon and the City Council: In February of 2018 $30,000 was allocated to hire the accounting firm YKSM to produce certain reports pertaining to the fiscal condition of the city of Warwick. It has now been some 14 months and the more
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