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How Rhode Island can eliminate homelessness
Making it a reality is a matter of political will.
The concept is as simple as it is radical: give the homeless a place to live, with no strings attached
| May 14, 2010
Rhode Island weighs a succession drama of its own
The death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy has Massachusetts' political class speculating, in not-so-hushed tones, about the odds of a next-generation Kennedy running for and winning the seat.
| September 04, 2009
Obama for president
The Phoenix endorses Barack Obama for President and Joe Biden for Vice President.
Plus, Reed for Senate, Kennedy and Langevin for US House, and choices for State Senate, House, and more
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX EDITORIAL STAFF
| October 29, 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
Backers of ‘compassion centers’ come up short
If proponents thought that the state’s approval of medical marijuana two years ago signaled broad support for legal distribution of the drug, the General Assembly’s defeat of legis-lation to create “compassion centers” shows otherwise.
A.J. PACITTI AND IAN DONNIS
| June 25, 2008
Advocates push for a legal source in RI
Medical marijuana proponents plan to seek General Assembly support this session to create an establishment, known as the Compassion Center.
| February 20, 2008
Who’s afraid of medical marijuana?
Two hits of marijuana in the morning, and two in the evening before he goes to sleep.
Opponents’ fears go unrealized with the impementation of rhode island’s law
| May 02, 2007
The Republican primary for US Senate is, in many ways, a fight between the GOP of past and present.
Chafee and Whitehouse for us senate; Roberts and de Ramel for state offices; plus, Langevin, the general assembly, and the Providence city council
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| September 07, 2006
Politics of pain
When it comes to the legalization of medical marijuana in Rhode Island, the question has generally been when — not if — it would happen.
Rhode Island follows through on medical marijuana
| January 07, 2006
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