PBN on WJAR-TV, Oct. 22, 2018

BOND DECISIONS: Rhode Island voters will decide on three ballot measures in the Nov. 6 election totaling about $367 million in bonds: $250 million to upgrade primary- and secondary-education public schools; $70 million in renovations and new construction at the University of Rhode and Rhode Island College; and $47 million for green-economy and clean-water projects. 
 / PBN GRAPHIC/LISA LAGRECA
BOND DECISIONS: Rhode Island voters will decide on three ballot measures in the Nov. 6 election totaling about $367 million in bonds: $250 million to upgrade primary- and secondary-education public schools; $70 million in renovations and new construction at the University of Rhode and Rhode Island College; and $47 million for green-economy and clean-water projects. / PBN GRAPHIC/LISA LAGRECA

Will 2018 be the year Rhode Island voters take a stand on the condition of public schools?

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other issues with Sunrise and Noon News Anchor Frank Coletta.

This week Murphy and Coletta talk about PBN staff writer Emily Gowdey-Backus’ examination of the spending initiatives on statewide ballots as well as some of those put on ballots locally, in a piece titled, “Election 2018: You decide.”

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