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

    Thursday Feb 19 | 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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  2. Governor Wants to Resurrect Pension Settlement AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | 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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  3. Massachusetts The Most Democratic State, Despite GOP GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | 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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  4. "The Sunday Political Brunch" -- February 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | 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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  5. "The Sunday Political Brunch" - February 1, 2015 by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | 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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  6. Open thread for night owls: Taking apart the corporate case for fast-track trade authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Daily Kos

    ... by corporate attorneys, not democratically constituted courts. [a ] Former Senator and former Republican Lincoln Chafee has a memoir that won't go down well with the political establishment in Washington of either party. According to Scott MacKay, ...

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  7. Revisiting Jeb Bush's Bad Behavior at AndoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Vanity Fair

    ... him) "a budding hippie." "If you found him sitting, it was further toward the freak end of the dining room," Lincoln Chafee, later a United States senator and governor of Rhode Island, told me in 2001. "He was kind of a slob, actually." When I tried ...

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Rhode Island man sues state health exchange over abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WBNS

    ... Life Committee, says he offered to work with the state on a solution. He said the administration of then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee disregarded the concerns of abortion opponents. The Affordable Care Act will require that every exchange by 2017 offer plans ...

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  14. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Barth Bracy, executive director of Rhode Island Right to Life Committee, says he offered to work with the state on a solution. He said the administration of then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee disregarded the concerns of abortion opponents.

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  15. More Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Life Committee, says he offered to work with the state on a solution. He said the administration of then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee disregarded the concerns of abortion opponents. The Affordable Care Act will require that every exchange by 2017 offer plans ...

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  16. Rhode Island man sues state health exchange over abortionRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... Life Committee, says he offered to work with the state on a solution. He said the administration of then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee disregarded the concerns of abortion opponents. The Affordable Care Act will require that every exchange by 2017 offer plans ...

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  17. HealthSource RI sued over abortion coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Turnto10.com

    ... coverage options," a statement from the administration said. HealthSource RI was created by former Gov. Lincoln Chafee through an executive order after the abortion issue derailed attempts to create the exchange legislatively. Barcy said throughout ...

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  18. Report: Rhode Island DCYF resigns postRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... she had concerns about DCYF cost overruns, and a report commissioned by the administration of former Gov. Lincoln Chafee. DeFrances wrote in her column she was "incredibly proud" of DCYF's accomplishments as it worked to meet increasing needs that ...

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  19. Sale of Rittmann painting to benefit Warwick Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Warwickonline.com

    ... painted portraits of every Warwick mayor from 1936-1999 when he finished a portrait of a soon-to-be senator, Lincoln Chafee. The portraits are on display in Warwick City Hall in historic Apponaug just two doors from WMOA. He also profiled local ...

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  20. Thinking differentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Warwickonline.com

    ... auditorium. When he was outvoted, he jokingly said, he suggested she shorten her address. As Raimondo, Gov. Lincoln Chafee and other state officials walked from the train station to the State House, members of the state's militia groups lined the ...

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