Mitt Romney will make his second campaign stop in the Ocean State today. The GOP presidential hopeful will be at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick for what his campaign calls a Small Business Town Hall. The last time Romney was in Rhode Island he held a fundraiser at a Newport mansion, where the millionaire famous for being out of touch no doubt felt more at home than he will at a hotel in Warwick.
Meanwhile, yesterday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, business owners disagreed with the congressional delegation on the reasons for RI’s high unemployment rate.
Not the AFL-CIO, though, which endorsed the three Democrats running for re-election to Congress this year.
Speaking of putting out fires … Ozzie Guillen, the new manager of the Miami Marlins, displays how NOT to ingratiate oneself to baseball fans in Florida by praising Fidel Castro.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation becomes the latest organization to sever ties with ALEC, the business (and, evidently, non-profit)-backed political powerhouse that authors right-wing model legislation for state legislatures.
Need a free bike? Head to South County on Saturday for the Bicycle Recycle, part of Bike Day in South Kingstown.
Gov. Chafee tells the Johnston City Council that the state didn’t do enough over the past three years to help struggling cities.
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