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News You Should Know August 1, 2014
One year ago today these two states changed their laws to allow for same-sex couples to wed.
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Myrtle Beach Online
Judge says Raimondo must be deposed on 38 Studios
Raimondo was not in office when the agency formerly known as the Economic Development Corp. approved the loan guarantee for 38 Studios, and she opposed it when she was running for treasurer.
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More than $12M raised, $5M spent in RI gov's race
The candidates for Rhode Island governor have raised more than $12 million and spent more than $5 million in the race to replace one-term Gov. Lincoln Chafee.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Gov. Chafee spent two days on nuclear submarine
Chafee spokeswoman Faye Zuckerman told the Associated Press the office could reach Chafee if necessary.
Group wants immigration detainer order extended
More than two dozen protesters showed up unannounced in Gov. Lincoln Chafee's office Thursday to demand he extend his policy requiring a warrant for immigration detainers to all state agencies he oversees.
Governor Chafee Says "Hands Off" Beach Contract Investigation
Twitter: @markcurtisABC6 email: firstname.lastname@example.org "Of course it troubles me. That's why the State Police were involved," said Governor Lincoln Chafee, "State Police were shoulder deep in the investigation and I say let them continue their investigation and then we'll go forward with what ever needs to be done," said Chafee.
Blue Star Parents Day
By: Melissa Randall email@example.com Governor Lincoln Chafee signed a new bill honoring parents of active military members and veterans.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
I-Team: Lawmaker urged to resign in wake of contract probe
The rhetoric is ratcheting up for state Rep. Peter Palumbo, D-Cranston, to step down, following the resignation of his friend, Democratic Party Chairman David Caprio, on Tuesday.
Rhode Island Adds Loan Servicer Licensing, Other Requirements
On July 8, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed HB 7997 , which extends the state's licensing requirements to include companies servicing a loan, directly or indirectly, as a third-party loan servicer.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Coventry Courier
Hartford gaining familiarity with CCFD
The newly-appointed receiver for the Central Coventry Fire District, Steven Hartford, is making his way through years of finance records in an effort to learn what the past and present challenges of the fire district were and are and at the same time, looking for more effective ways to move the wounded district forward.
Another Increase in the Rhode Island Minimum Wage to $9/Hour
On July 3, 2014, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a measure that will raise the state's minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2015.
The Narragansett Times
Enjoy a family day at the beach, gratis
All Rhode Island state beach parking and salt water fishing will be free on the last Sunday of this month, July 27, in honor of Gov. Lincoln Chafee's Annual Governor's Bay Day.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
RI's 5 things: Unaccompanied children, 38 Studios
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a state-by-state list showing where immigrant children have been united with sponsors, who are typically parents, relatives or family friends.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Final Cliff Walk Section Opens Saturday
The last leg of the Newport Cliff Walk will reopen Saturday, making the end of a major construction project to make substantial repairs after Superstorm Sandy smashed Rhode Island's coast in 2012.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Opinions differ on offering sanctuary to alien children
If and when there is a request from the federal government, I will share it publicly," Governor Lincoln Chafee said in a public statement Monday night.
Providence Asked to Require Warrant for Detainers
A civil liberties group is asking the Providence Police Department to follow the state prison system and stop honoring federal immigration detainers without a warrant.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Narragansett Times
Great Island Bridge just one of many in disrepair in RI
If you've ever driven a car in Rhode Island then you probably know that many of the state's roads and bridges are in need of repair.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
State gets $193K to prepare for coastal erosion
's congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee have announced $193,000 in federal funds to help the state prepare for coastline erosion from storms and rising sea levels.
RI's 5 things: Immigrant holds, joblessness down
From the lowest unemployment rate in six years to a new policy on detaining immigrants, here are five things to know in Rhode Island: There's a new policy in Rhode Island related to holding immigrants in custody.