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Friday, February 21, 2020

Providence City Council to consider resolution to call on City Plan...

"Our residents deserve to have clean air and clean water," said Providence City Councilmember Pedro Espinal (Ward 10). "I believe that any new business development along the Port should incorporate multi-use...
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When one and one doesn’t equal two

"Two-thirds of the benefit from a tax exemption for retirement income would flow to the richest 20 percent of Rhode Islanders," writes Andy Boardman, "and a bump in the estate tax threshold would help the heirs...
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ARTS & ACTIVISM

Peace coalition demands No War with Iran at State House event

"Don't let anyone question your patriotism," said Navy veteran Steve Gilroy with Iraq Veterans Against the War. "It's not theirs to...

Women’s Wave RI holds 4th annual event on the State House...

"Ask yourself, are you ever in a space where a woman is being silenced?" offered Representative Liana Cassar (Democrat, District 66,...

SOCIAL & CIVIL RIGHTS

The battle for Marriage Equality in Rhode Island continues

"State sanctioned discrimination must always be challenged," said Wendy Becker, speaking in favor of the bill. "Bundling marriage solemnizations separately by gender and sexual orientation of those getting married seems to...

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