Post Tagged with: "Rhode Island"

Reactions On Shock WPRI Democratic Gubernatorial Poll: McKee & Gorbea At Statistical Tie Among “Decided” Primary Voters

  With the release of a WPRI Channel 12/Roger Williams University Poll indicating a virtual tie among “Decided” Democratic Primary Voters … just a two point differential between Governor McKee & Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea … reactions from across the political spectrum have begun to roll in.    [Read More…]

by May 17, 2022

Hey Rhode Island! This Week At Halitosis Hall! (Credit Rudy Cheeks)

Recycling Meds. .. Penalties On Plastic Bags?.. No Sales Tax On Masks? Legalizing Brackets? It’s All Here! Rep. McNamara bill would create program to redistribute unused medications Rep. Joseph M. McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston) has introduced legislation that would create a way to redistribute unused medication to aid people[Read More…]

by January 30, 2022

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training Announces Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates for 2022

From The Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training: The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced that tax rates for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program will remain at Schedule H in 2022. UI tax rates are calculated using a statutory formula based on the balance of the state’s employment[Read More…]

by December 20, 2021

Magaziner Ties McKee To Campaign $$ From Notorious Sackler-Opioid Pill Pushers – Decries Failure Of Most Opponents To Take The People’s Pledge

Gubernatorial candidate Seth Magaziner today released an update on the status of his call for a People’s Pledge to keep independent expenditures out of the 2022 Democratic primary. On November 17, 2021, Magaziner sent a letter to his opponents calling on them to meet and formalize the terms of a[Read More…]

by November 30, 2021

Mayor Elorza, PWCVB Encourage Providence Residents To Shop Local Ahead Of Small Business Saturday

  Restaurants and other local retailers are highlighted as businesses to patronize during the holiday season Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB), Stephen White, co-owner of Res American Bistro, Julia Broome, owner of Kin Southern Table + Bar, Sandra Enos, founder and CEO[Read More…]

by November 25, 2021

Rhode Island-Based Jobs Rose by 2,000 from August; September Unemployment Rate Decreases to 5.2 Percent

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in September, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. The September rate was down six-tenths of a percentage point from the August rate of 5.8 percent. Last year the rate was 10.9 percent in September. The U.S. unemployment rate was[Read More…]

by October 21, 2021

Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos & Rhode Island Blue Star Moms Announced The 19th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer!

    From The Office Of Rhode Island Lieutaant Governor Sabina Matos: Today, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos was joined by Governor Dan McKee, Senator Jack Reed, Major General Christopher Callahan, Rhode Island Blue Star Moms, elected officials, military leaders, and business leaders to announce the 19th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer.[Read More…]

by October 13, 2021

Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz Responds Swiftly To Matt Brown Announcement

  The Coalition caught up with Democratic Candidate For Governor, Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz, and asked him for his reaction to the entry of Matt Brown into the Governor’s race. Dr. Munoz: “Material progress cannot be co-opted. The candidate’s association with others who have committed themselves to community work, does[Read More…]

by September 22, 2021

Kobi Dennis’ Haircuts & Heritage: “It’s More Than A Cut” Dedication & Ribbon Cutting

  While knowing barber shops have served as special places among African Americans since the 19th Century, a dedicated team of community leaders have created a safe space for inner city youth to get a free haircut and life lesson from someone who looks like them. As the Haircuts &[Read More…]

by September 18, 2021

URI Assistant Director Of Communications Dave Lavallee Explains The Methodology Underlying The Religious Exemption For The Covid Vaccine

In the immediate aftermath of the Governor McKee COVID Press Conference, University of Rhode Island Assistant Director Of Communications Dave Lavallee explained the methodology underlying the religious exemption for the Covid vaccine. See the mentioned forms below.  

by September 3, 2021