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A modest proposal; farewell, Johnny and Etta; leave Jessica alone!
If, as suggested by Governor Linc, state agencies are facing the chop in all areas of government, may Phillipe and Jorge offer a solution to at least minimize the bleeding, and perhaps build a little "all for one, one for all" spirit as well?
Share the pain?
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| January 27, 2012
In the five years since the General Assembly approved Rhode Island's medical marijuana law, licensed smokers have operated in a sort of smoke-filled netherworld.
For five years, Rhode Island's medical marijuana movement has been a grassroots affair. For better or worse, it's about to go mainstream
| February 11, 2011
Thanks for nothing: Rhode Island Turkeys 2010
Thanksgiving has arrived. And you know what that means: dinner with your boorish uncle, the disturbing quiver of canned cranberry sauce, and the Phoenix 's second annual list of Rhode Island turkeys — people and institutions who committed crimes again
In our second annual list of Rhode Island Turkeys, the Phoenix fingers 12 people and institutions who committed crimes against the state
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| November 26, 2010
Hire us now, Ms. Gist!
Wow! Bow-wow! How do we get a job to write a speech for state education commissioner Deborah Gist for a cool $10,000?
Will tap dance for free!
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| May 28, 2010
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
Fung and Fogarty vie to succeed Napolitano in Cranston
Without Laffey, it’s just not as fun.
| October 22, 2008
Segal and Fierro lead the way for the General Assembly
As Rhode Islanders go to the polls for a primary election next Tuesday, September 9, there are some key votes to be made for progressive legislators.
| September 01, 2008
Maguire’s move to DC a blow for RI GOP
Spencer Maguire, who mounted an aggressive Republican challenge to state Representative Ray Gallison (D-Bristol) in 2006, has taken a job in Washington, DC.
| December 12, 2007
Déjà vu all over again for RI GOP
Lincoln Chafee should be the next head of the Rhode Island Republican Party.
Carcieri faces failure in having fostered a real two-party system
| November 15, 2006
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