Providence Mayor Angel Taveras will announce a deal with Brown today for more in lieu of tax money and last night his office announced that Lifespan would be giving the city $800,000 a year. That, and the City Council passed his pension overhaul last night. Not a bad run for the Mayor, says Ian Donnis.
“We get tired of announcing this is the worst year for homelessness ever.”
House Republicans would kick nearly 300,000 poor children out of the school lunch program and 1.5 million people off of food stamps to protect tax cuts to the rich. Of course there is class warfare going on … an op/ed in today’s Providence Journal rightly puts the blame for it on the GOP.
So far, the General Assembly has passed no new environmental bills this legislative session.
Congressman Jim Langevin joins the calls for keeping student loan interest rates low.
We could have told you this long ago but we’re glad a panel from Parliament now agrees that Rupert Murdoch is unfit to lead a multinational media company.
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