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Wednesday Jul 23 | WHJJ-AM Providence

Block Wants to Reduce DMV Wait Times

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block says if he would reduce wait times at the Division of Motor Vehicles to 30 minutes or less in his first six months in office.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Turnto10.com

Block says Fung supported amnesty for illegal immigrants

Republican candidate for Rhode Island governor Allan Fung was a Cranston city councilor.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Coventry Courier

Block, Kettle, Morgan assail CCFD bill process

During a brief press conference held at the Westwood Estates Community Center, GOP gubernatorial Candidate Ken Block spoke out against local legislatures going against the votes of the people in the Central Coventry Fire District to pass the bills that will continue to drive up taxes.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Ballot Access News

Four Parties Will Have Statewide Nominees on Rhode Island 2014 Ballot

The November 2014 election in Rhode Island will include statewide nominees from four political parties.

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Turnto10.com

Republican governor candidates spar in NBC 10 debate

Citing the state's high unemployment and "broken" economy as major issues, Republican gubernatorial candidates Allan Fung and Ken Block faced off Thursday in a debate moderated by NBC 10's Bill Rappleye.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

TheDay.Com

Fung and Block, Rhode Island's Republican gubernatorial hopefuls, spar in forum

The two Republicans seeking the party's nomination for Rhode Island governor jostled Tuesday in a campaign round table in which they agreed broadly on some issues but got testy with each other at times.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

GOP Candidates Wants Tougher Lobbying and Ethics Law in RI

This comes on the heels of the Secretary of State's investigation into Michael Corso, who had a secret deal to lobby on behalf of "38 studios" for $300,000 thousand dollars per year.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Republican Block wants higher lobby fees, fines

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block wants lobbyists to pay more to lobby the General Assembly, and stiffer fines if they break the rules.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Republican Block to push next for line-item veto

GOP gubernatorial hopeful Ken Block says he'll be turning his attention to the line-item veto now that legislation abolishing the so-called master lever has been signed into law.

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