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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 JOSEPH A. LOFFREDO Rhode Islanders' memories of last summer's invasive gypsy moth outbreak would probably make for a great horror movie. My memories of the destruction are vivid from my walks through the usually pristine woods in my hometown of more
The Ocean State showed again that it is open for business and succeeding at attracting new companies this August. This time it was Finlays, a global leader in food manufacturing that announced a 93,000-square-foot research and more
By KIP FERN As a Rhode Island native, I've seen firsthand just how challenging it can be to provide schools with everything they need. But when it comes to equipping students for the future, it seems there is no hurdle too high for Governor Raimondo. As 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
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
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
Could you imagine a political candidate saying that his/her opponent was a talented, dedicated and honorable American? Following this, the candidate would assert that their opponent did a great job at previous endeavors, and even 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 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
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