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Both sides in the debate over President Barack Obama’s immigration reforms have offered simple legal arguments. According to critics, the president is acting unlawfully by defying acts of Congress and arrogating the authority of a king. According to supporters, Obama is acting within his broad discretion as chief executive to deport those he thinks should be deported and let others stay in the U.S. more
These could turn out to be golden years for Rhode Island retirees. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has announced the formation of her innaugural committee, made up of elected officials, as well as community, labor and business leaders. more
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his post after 21 months in office amid tension with the White House over strategy and the rise of new security challenges to the country. more
As a candidate, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s opposition to the pending $75 million 38 Studios deal was both a pillar of his platform and symbol of his governing philosophy of fundamentals over special deals and big projects. Looking back on four years in office, Chafee’s warnings about 38 Studios proved correct, but that didn’t prevent the company’s collapse from casting a shadow over much of his term. Even if many of his priorities never made it through the legislature, Chafee argues that history will look back favorably on his record, which includes a pension overhaul, budget stability and no scandals. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks fourth in national commercial vehicle safety and enforcement, according to a study released by American Transportation Research Institute this month. more
BOSTON – Casino companies and their supporters spent nearly $14 million in their successful campaign to defeat a ballot question on repealing the Massachusetts casino law earlier this month, The Associated Press reported. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo, in her role as general treasurer, this month announced that Rhode Island has sold $49,495,000 in certificates of participation. The funds will be used for energy-conservation projects at Rhode Island College and the Pastore Complex in Cranston and for the acquisition of a modern, integrated computer system for the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
PROVIDENCE – State Sen. Donna M. Nesselbush’s work on the same-sex marriage law earned her the Pawtucket Person of the Year award from the Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee. more
U.S. Rep James R. Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, DC, offices for the spring semester of 2015. more
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