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  1. Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Cannabis IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | High Times

    ... is no stranger to marijuana reform. In 2006, the state legalized medical marijuana and in 2013, Governor Lincoln Chafee signed a law stripping away the criminal penalties associated with the possession of small amounts of marijuana. So, the next ...

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  2. After 20 Years at Newport Chamber, Jody Sullivan is RetiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Patch.com

    ... served as interim director for a year after her predecessor, Keith Stokes, was picked by then-Governor Lincoln Chafee to lead the then-Economic Development Corporation - now CommerceRI. Sullivan started working with the Newport County Chamber of ...

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  3. Portrait of former Gov. Chafee installed at the State HouseRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Boston Herald

    The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts says the portrait was installed on the third floor of the State House by a team from the Department of Administration. Chafee's portrait is unlike his predecessors' portraits.

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  4. Portrait of former Gov. Chafee installed at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ The official portrait of former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has been installed at the State House. The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts says the portrait was installed on the third floor of the State House by a team from the Department ... 2 comments

  5. GoLocalProv | News | RI Spends $10M on Private Leases While Leaving State Buildings VacantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Go Local

    The state government is spending $10.7 million a year leasing space from private owners while leaving more than 60 buildings vacant or underutilized, including the 186,000 square-foot Cranston Street Armory, according to documents provided in response to a public records request. The amount the state spends on the annual leases remains close to where it was a little over four years ago, when then-gubernatorial candidate Lincoln Chafee proposed cutting down on expensive leases by moving state agencies into unused state buildings.

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  6. Governor Wants to Resurrect Pension Settlement AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Governor Gina Raimondo says it's time to resurrect a settlement to end the legal fight over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul. Raimondo was state treasurer when she and then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced the settlement on Valentine's Day last year.

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  7. Governor wants to resurrect pension settlement agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Raimondo was state treasurer when she and then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced the settlement on Valentine's Day last year. The deal ultimately was rejected after police union members voted it down.

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  8. Massachusetts The Most Democratic State, Despite GOP GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... Additionally, two of the last four governors of Rhode Island have been Republicans. And that does not include Lincoln Chafee, who served as U.S. Senator as a Republican before serving as governor of Rhode Island from 2011 to 2015 as an independent. ...

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  9. Governor Asks Lawmakers for More Time to Prepare First BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The Providence Journal reports that Raimondo wrote to House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed on Monday to ask for an extension to March 12. Her predecessor, Gov. Lincoln Chafee, submitted his first budget on March 9, 2011.

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  10. Raimondo asks lawmakers for more time to prepare budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Turnto10.com

    The Providence Journal reported that Raimondo wrote to House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed on Monday to ask for an extension to March 12. Her predecessor, Gov. Lincoln Chafee, submitted his first budget on March 9, 2011.

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  11. "The Sunday Political Brunch" -- February 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... included former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) - a potential candidate for President in 2016 - and former Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D-RI). Patriot's executive Ernie Adams was also in that class. On one of his White House Super Bowl receptions, Belichick posed with ...

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  12. "The Sunday Political Brunch" - February 1, 2015 by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... included former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) - a potential candidate for President in 2016 - and former Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D-RI). Patriot's executive Ernie Adams was also in that class. At one of his White House Super Bowl receptions, Belichick posed with ...

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  13. "No Rules":Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... this transformation, along with Jeb, were his fellow members of the Class of '71, a group that also included Lincoln Chafee, who would eventually assume his father's seat in the U.S. Senate, and Tom Foley, who would to go on to become a successful ...

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  14. Dee from the Desk: Coming out on top of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Now that all the snow has settled many people are looking to see how the state's new governor weathered the storm. Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo took precautions that other recent governor's have not when she implemented a statewide travel ban that lasted almost twenty four hours.

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  15. When Jeb Bush and Bill Belichick Were High School ClassmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Slate Magazine

    ... this transformation, along with Jeb, were his fellow members of the Class of '71, a group that also included Lincoln Chafee, who would eventually assume his father's seat in the U.S. Senate, and Tom Foley , who would to go on to become a successful ...

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  16. GoLocalProv | News | Raimondo’s Female Staffers Paid Less Than Male CounterpartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Go Local

    ... by Republican Lincoln Almond and then kept on by Republican Governor Don Carcieri and Independently elected Lincoln Chafee. In a series of questions about staffing, opportunity for women, and pay equity to Governor Gina Raimondo, GoLocal received ...

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  17. Raimondo picks new behavioral health chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... him. Stenning was first appointed in 2008 by Republican Gov. Don Carcieri and reappointed in 2011 by Gov. Lincoln Chafee, then an independent. The state last year entered into a 10-year agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve ...

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  18. Raimondo picks new head of BHDDHRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Turnto10.com

    ... him. Stenning was first appointed in 2008 by Republican Gov. Don Carcieri and reappointed in 2011 by Gov. Lincoln Chafee, then an independent. The state last year entered into a 10-year agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve ...

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  19. Obamacare Enrollment Stuck in Neutral in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Heartland Institute

    ... goals, Rhode Island's exchange leadership still touts the numbers as a success. A letter to then-Governor Lincoln Chafee from Ferguson in November 2014 requesting funding for the exchange's operations in 2015 noted that "a 27,961 Rhode Islanders had ...

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  20. RI things to know: police body cameras, Electric Boat pleaRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Gina Raimondo says she's committed to fixing the problem. An official portrait of former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee that is unlike those of his predecessors has been unveiled. Providence artist Julie Gearan says Chafee wanted something ...

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