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  1. Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Go Local

    ... since January 2010. About $15,000 in contributions went to former House Speaker Gordon Fox, with Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed each receiving $10,000 during the four-year period. The other top law firm, Orson and ...

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  2. Democrats pressuring House GOP into passing unemployment benefits extension billRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... letter was in response to a letter Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval and Rhode Island's Democratic Gov. Lincoln Chafee sent on Tuesday April, 15, 2014 to the House minority leader and Speaker of the House John Boehner , R-OH asking them to put ...

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  3. Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Go Local

    ... since January 2010. About $15,000 in contributions went to former House Speaker Gordon Fox, with Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed each receiving $10,000 during the four-year period. The other top law firm, Orson and ...

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  4. Pam Gencarella: Another Bubble to Burst in RI?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Go Local

    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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  5. Chafee signs digital proof of insurance billRead the original story

    Friday | SFGate

    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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  6. Students, celebrities revved up to read all weekRead the original story

    Friday | Warwickonline.com

    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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  7. Rhode Island jobless rate remains highest in USRead the original story

    Friday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... oint from February. The state unemployment rate has been among the highest in the country for years, and Gov. Lincoln Chafee has called the recovery frustratingly slow.

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  8. Pension lawsuit from Rhode Island retired public employees allowed to proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Raw Story

    ... an unconstitutional impairment of a contractual right." In a joint statement, spokespeople for Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo said the decision was expected and is consistent with a previous ruling by the same judge in a ...

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  9. Governor Chafee announces plan to curb RI's overdose deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | WLNE-TV Providence

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

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  10. Overdose deaths in Rhode Island climb to 85Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Washington Times

    ... since April 4, according to Fine. Speaking to those gathered for the event at Anchor, which included Gov. Lincoln Chafee and dozens of people in recovery, Elise Reynolds, a nurse from Pawtucket, offered a personal story. "I've lost two children to ...

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  11. URI Breaks Ground on Gay and Lesbian CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | EDGE

    The University of Rhode Island has broken ground on a new center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students. 14 comments

  12. Pelosi: Republican Inaction on Unemployment Extension 'Immoral'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Roll Call

    ... and "immoral." In a letter thanking Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, a Democrat, for their support on the issue, Pelosi, D-Calif., urged the House to take action on a bill that passed the Senate last ...

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  13. Judge says RI pension lawsuit may go forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Turnto10.com

    ... and retirees. The judge's action was expected, and the state is preparing for trial, Faye Zuckerman, Gov. Lincoln Chafee's spokeswoman, and Joy Fox, Treasurer Gina Raimondo's spokeswoman, said in a joint statement. "The state continues to believe ...

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  14. Rhode Island judge: Pension lawsuit may go forwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Miami Herald

    ... and retirees. The judge's action was expected, and the state is preparing for trial, Faye Zuckerman, Gov. Lincoln Chafee's spokeswoman, and Joy Fox, Treasurer Gina Raimondo's spokeswoman, said in a joint statement. "The state continues to believe ...

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  15. Rhode Island loses bid to have pension reform lawsuit tossedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Reuters

    ... an unconstitutional impairment of a contractual right." In a joint statement, spokespeople for Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo said the decision was expected and is consistent with a previous ruling by the same judge in a ...

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  16. Rhode Island Pension Reform ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Go Local

    ... that their benefits are conditioned upon secret investments they're not allowed to see." While Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo released a joint statement following the latest development last week , Chafee's Deputy ...

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  17. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Daily Kos

    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a letter with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee urging House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to pass the Senate's renewal of the federally funded unemployment compensation program that expired in December.

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  18. Republican Gov. Sandoval Joins Democrats' Call for Action on UI ExtensionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Roll Call

    ... up the Senate's unemployment extension bill . Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, a Democrat, wrote to Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. D-Calif., asking that the House take up the ...

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  19. GOP Governor Joins Democrats' Call For Unemployment ExtensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Huffington Post

    ... in a bipartisan fashion to extend emergency unemployment benefits," wrote Sandoval and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D). While additional Republican support represents a modest boost for Democrats' effort to revive the benefits, it's unlikely to ...

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  20. Governor Chafee names new members of the Judicial Nominating CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Turnto10.com

    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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