Since Gov. Gina Raimondo got elected, her administration and our “blue state liberals” in Congress have clear-cut their way through Rhode Island.Read More
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It took a big hit to a municipal bank account, not another kick to a woman’s head, for society to finally acknowledge a dangerous problem. If Thurman hadn’t filed a lawsuit and no TV movie was ever made, the issue of domestic violence today would likely be even further behind the times.Read More
How would you like to be part of an investment that benefits you, and the economy? You can help to protect Rhode Island’s open spaces and farmland, create world-class parks and bikeways, prevent stormwater pollution of water resources, and clean up polluted properties for safe and prosperous development. Oh, and on top of that, there are partners who will add to the investment and deliver even more bang for the buck.Read More
PROVIDENCE — The solution to this complex societal issue doesn’t lie with increasing police presence, outlawing panhandling and keeping the less fortunate out of Kennedy Plaza. In fact, laws and policies designed to criminalize and demean poverty and homelessness only perpetuate the real problem: a growing chasm between the rich and poor that is slowly ripping society apart.Read More
Last year, T.F. Green Airport set a record for the number of days over the 80 degrees Farheneit heat index mark since data began to be consistently kept in 1948. So far this year, we’ve had 75 days with a heat index more than 80 degrees, a stunning figure for New England.Read More
JOHNSTON, R.I. — They spent the over-the-top groundbreaking fawning all over each other, as if they were announcing that Rhode Island’s public schools would all be adequately funded, childhood hunger had been eliminated and every Rhode Islander had a place to live.Read More
PROVIDENCE — Mayor Jorge Elorza bikes to work often, and takes part in frequent night rides with community members. By all accounts, the mayor is supportive of bicycling. However, the city has made next to no progress on bike infrastructure during the two years the mayor has been in office. This needs to change.Read More