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The car tax is a stone in everyone's shoe. No matter how much one makes, no matter what model car one drives, no matter where one lives - taxpayers despise the car tax. Every year municipalities reach deep into taxpayer's more
By LAWRENCE DRESSLER To begin building a new economy, Rhode Island has made significant investments in growth and innovation. As a business owner I understand that investing in the core parts of my business is what it takes to grow. On a far larger more
By CONGRESSMAN JIM LANGEVIN On September 30, President Obama proclaimed October 2016 as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the month, the Department of Homeland Security and its private sector partners are holding events and engaging 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 REP. K. JOSEPH SHEKARCHI and SEN. STEPHEN R. ARCHAMBAULT We all know that law enforcement today faces an ever growing complexity of issues. The challenges they confront are imminent and police officers are expected to protect and serve without error more
By ROBERT BRULLE and TIMMONS ROBERTS 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
Putting aside the political aspects, Gov. Raimondo's proposal of free tuition would be a slap in the face to all Rhode Islanders who have recently graduated college. Having just graduated from RIC myself (on time with a dual major and more
By ROBIN WIENER The recycling industry has long been recognized as one of the world's first green industries, born out of the need to recover and conserve valuable resources. From the earliest of times, people recognized the intrinsic value of recycling 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
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
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