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Patrick Lynch’s labor problem
For Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch, candidate for governor, labor matters.
| May 21, 2010
United we stand
With the local AFL-CIO elections coming up, Phillipe and Jorge would like to make a rare union endorsement by saying that nothing would please us more than to have George Nee, current secretary-treasurer of the organization, win his bid to take over depa
A 'vote' for George Nee. Plus, euphemisms, bad sports, and the bucket
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| August 28, 2009
Eyes on the prize
We interrupt the Lincoln Chafee buzz fest to bring you this little nugget of news: there are a few Democrats who'd like to be governor, too.
Hold on, Linc Chafee! Dems Frank Caprio, Patrick Lynch, and Elizabeth Roberts would also like to be governor in 2010
| April 24, 2009
How much do lobbyists pay to get their way?
In 2008, corporations spent more than $3 million to hire lobbyists to protect their interests at the Rhode Island State House.
Special interests are big spenders at the State House
| March 18, 2009
Chafee for governor?
For now, Lincoln Chafee has the luxury of discussing his political future as a riddle wrapped up in an enigma.
Running as an independent, he could thumb his nose at the worst of both parties
| April 10, 2008
A win-wind situation
It’s a pretty rare day when lobbyists, environmentalists, and labor officials are all happy about supporting the same legislation.
Renewable energy’s promise is a bright spot amid the state’s deficit gloom
| March 26, 2008
Can the Wobblies deliver?
A sense of taking it to the Man was in the air as some 200-plus supporters of Alexandra Svoboda rallied last Sunday afternoon.
The long-dormant IWW raises its profile in Rhode Island
| August 29, 2007
It’s a bleak budget season — with no relief in sight
The reams of paper pouring from industrial-strength copying machines at the State House were still warm to the touch as they were distributed to a packed hearing room.
BRIAN C. JONES
| June 12, 2007
Is Carcieri already a lame duck?
For openers, Carcieri returned to a State House devoid as ever of fellow Republicans.
The Governor is politically skillful, but his ability to deliver remains a big question
BRIAN C. JONES
| June 06, 2007
Last Republican standing
Last year, Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian made a very smart decision by standing pat.
Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian is a rare bright spot for the RI GOP
| March 07, 2007
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