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16 hrs ago | Go Local

Chafee Travel Costs RI Thousands in 2013

Governor Lincoln Chafee logged in 20 days of travel out of state for official business last year on a busy itinerary that took him from the Windy City to remote Quebec and cost taxpayers at least $10,382, according to documents provided in response to a public records request.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Go Local

Where Did Chafee Travel in 2013?

From remote Quebec to the Windy City, see where Governor Lincoln Chafee spent his 20 days traveling out of state in 2013.

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The Phoenix

Looking for a growth industry in RI? Eat something local

This year, Rhode Islanders have heard speeches about the State of the State , the State of Education , and the State of the State's Health .

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Patch.com

Newport goes Daffy this Week with 250,000 Blooms

Newport's now blessed with over 250,000 perennially blooming daffodils, 98,500 of which were planted last fall by volunteers, schools, organizations, businesses and residents.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Moody's issues warning on collapsed pension deal

Moody's Investors Service called the failed settlement a "credit negative" for the state and municipalities in its weekly credit outlook report last week.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Chafee declares May 1 'Day of Reason'

By News Staff news@abc6.com The Associated Press Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed a proclamation declaring a ``Day of Reason'' in Rhode Island.

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In These Times

Toppling the Tea Party

Prospects look grim for congressional Democrats this fall. Political forecasters are predicting that the party will fail to wrest control of the House from the GOP and will lose its majority in the Senate.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Students, celebrities revved up to read all week

Michaela Johnson, anchor of the Rhode Show, visited earlier in the week and Governor Lincoln Chafee and Mayor Scott Avedisian stopped in yesterday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Warwick, RI, Arts, Poetry, Family, Kids

Examiner.com

Democrats pressuring House GOP into passing unemployment benefits extension bill

Speaker of the House John Boehner is facing pressure from Democrats in the House, Senate and from Governors to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote in the House, April, 17, 2014 Speaker of the House John Boehner is facing pressure from Democrats in the House, Senate and from Governors to put the unemployment benefits extension ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Chafee signs digital proof of insurance bill

Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed into law legislation allowing motorists in Rhode Island to use their smartphones to offer police proof they have auto insurance.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Governor Chafee announces plan to curb RI's overdose deaths

On Thursday Governor Chafee joined other state leaders to announce new efforts to deal with the growing epidemic.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Pawtucket, RI

Warwickonline.com

Students, celebrities revved up to read all week

Michaela Johnson, anchor of the Rhode Show, visited earlier in the week and Governor Lincoln Chafee and Mayor Scott Avedisian stopped in yesterday.

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Roll Call

Pelosi: Republican Inaction on Unemployment Extension 'Immoral'

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called House Republicans' refusal to allow a vote on extending unemployment benefits "unconscionable" and "immoral."

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Go Local

Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two Firms

State agencies spent nearly $1.5 million on outside legal counsel last year, but the bulk of the work went to just a handful of law firms, according to state data obtained from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Go Local

Pam Gencarella: Another Bubble to Burst in RI?

Putting forth an edict can make it so in RI. The hard part is paying for it. When Governor Chafee, through an executive order, provided for the Health Insurance Exchange, he saw green.

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Reuters

Rhode Island loses bid to have pension reform lawsuit tossed

A lawsuit by retired Rhode Island public employees over the state's sweeping 2011 pension system overhaul will continue after a judge on Wednesday rejected a move by state officials to have the case thrown out.

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WLNE-TV Providence

URI breaks ground on gay and lesbian center

URI President David Dooley was joined by Gov. Chafee and other officials at the groundbreaking Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

GOP Governor Joins Democrats' Call For Unemployment Extension

Brian Sandoval of Nevada co-signed a letter asking House Speaker John Boehner to restore benefits to the 2 million workers who've missed out since Congress let federal jobless aid lapse in December.

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Turnto10.com

Governor Chafee names new members of the Judicial Nominating Commission

Scott Rabideau of Pascoag and Vince Watchhorn of Providence have been selected to fill the seats left open by Alexander Biliouris and D. Faye Sanders.

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WHJJ-AM Providence

Providence Journal Appeals Ruling Denying Records

The Providence Journal says it will appeal a judge's decision denying the newspaper access to records related to the state police investigation into a 2012 graduation party hosted by Gov. Lincoln Chafee's son.

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