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  1. State reviews and changes its regulatory systemRead the original story

    Thursday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The General Assembly called for a four-year regulatory review process. Gov. Lincoln Chafee told agencies to accelerate the process, to make government more efficient and reduce the regulatory impact on small businesses.

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  2. Rhode Island fire district files for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced on Tuesday that a state-appointed lawyer and the receiver for the Central Coventry Fire District filed a petition in U.S. Bankruptcy Court to begin Chapter 9 restructuring proceedings. Chafee called the move unfortunate, but said without an agreement with the firefighters union and restructuring of other debts, bankruptcy was the only remaining option.

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  3. A Field General in the War on ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... That is what everybody gets the letters about." He cited the example of the governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chafee, who for years refused to call the statehouse's evergreen conifer by its proper name, and a series of seasonal cards from the ...

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  4. A small Rhode Island fire district files for bankruptcyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Reuters

    ... cannot afford to keep operating without a revised labor contract. "This is an unfortunate step," Governor Lincoln Chafee said in a statement, adding that "bankruptcy is the only tool left" to get the district back on the right course. "I fully ...

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  5. State distributes $5.3 million in federal fundingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee says 26 Rhode Island municipalities will receive nearly $5.3 million in grants to improve their neighborhoods. The state manages the community development grant program for municipalities that don't receive funds directly from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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  6. GoLocalProv | Politics | Riley: The Strategy of RI PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Go Local

    ... for an exemption. When the people of Coventry voted twice to shut down the Central Coventry Fire District, Lincoln Chafee intervened not accepting the vote of the people of that district, instead he imposed his views. Chafee can surprise us all by ...

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  7. For sale: Used toll-collecting equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Turnto10.com

    ... said he's hoping to sell the equipment. The RITBA ceased colleting tolls on the Sakonnet Bridge in June. Gov. Lincoln Chafee used his proposed budget to replace revenue from the 10-cent toll with a 1 cent gas tax increase. That money will help the ...

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  8. GoLocalProv | Politics | Russ Moore: Sorry Raimondo, Summits Won’t Fix Our EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Go Local

    ... Three years later, a new summit was convened to solve the state's economic problems, but with a new governor, Lincoln Chafee, in charge. This time, the state rebranded the name of its efforts, calling it "make it happen", and the event was hosted by ...

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  9. Things to know: RWU expanding, foreign firms comingRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... spring 2016 after an $11 million renovation by building owner Berkeley Investments. Five companies that Gov. Lincoln Chafee met with while in Europe earlier this year plan to launch local operations, which state leaders hailed as good news for the ...

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  10. Rhode Island's Jobless Rate Falls to 7.1 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell to 7.1 percent in November as the state added a few thousand jobs, according to a new labor report called good news by outgoing Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday that the rate fell three-tenths of one percentage point from October.

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  11. Bill O'Reilly: I won the 'War on Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Gregoire received as many as 200 angry and/or abusive phone calls an hour. BillO took on Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee in 2012 over a "Holiday Tree" at the state capitol rotunda in Providence. Chafee was erudite and steeped in Rhode Island ...

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  12. New businesses looking to come to Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Turnto10.com

    Five companies that Gov. Lincoln Chafee met with while in Europe in April are looking to establish operations in Rhode Island. Three of the five companies are headquartered in Italy.

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  13. Rhode Island to get grant to improve health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBNS

    ... n $665 million to 28 states, three territories and Washington, D.C., as part of the Affordable Care Act. Gov. Lincoln Chafee says the grant will help Rhode Island strengthen and bring positive change to its health care system.

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  14. Rhode Island to get grant to improve health careRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Washington Times

    ... n $665 million to 28 states, three territories and Washington, D.C., as part of the Affordable Care Act. Gov. Lincoln Chafee says the grant will help Rhode Island strengthen and bring positive change to its health care system.

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  15. GoLocalProv | News | Rhode Island Chosen for $20 Million Healthcare Payment by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Go Local

    Governor Lincoln Chafee, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Steven Costantino and Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts announced that Rhode Island has been selected for a $20 million Model Test Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on December 16. "Through this grant, Rhode Island will be able to grow, strengthen and bring positive change to our health care system," says Chafee.

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  16. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: RIDE Announces NECAP Science Scores Up in RI Since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Go Local

    ... With continued excellent instruction, our students will make progress in future years as well," said Governor Lincoln Chafee on the results. "The science results we released today show that Rhode Island students have made progress over the past six ...

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  17. GoLocalProv | Politics | Michael Riley: Trust Chafee? I Don't Think SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Go Local

    ... in addressing an obvious and critical problem like Municipal debt and potential bankruptcy. In 2011 Lincoln Chafee after being elected with 36% of the vote was cheered on by Progressives and Mayor Avedesian and the Providence Journal for his bold ...

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  18. Ground broken for South Street Landing ProjectRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PressReleasePoint

    ... education, infrastructure and workforce development - the building blocks of a good economy," said Gov. Lincoln Chafee. "The Nursing Education Center will allow public and private institutions of higher learning to partner and forge a path to ...

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  19. GoLocalProv | Politics | Russ Moore: RhodeMap RI, Full of Fury, But InsignificantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Go Local

    ... approach to economic development and long term planning in The Ocean State. That may very well be Governor Lincoln Chafee's biggest economic accomplishment in the waning days of his administration. Russell Moore, a lifelong Rhode Islander, and avid ...

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  20. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: RhodeMap RI Opposition Packs Meeting, Council Votes to Move Plan ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Go Local

    ... for input, with both sides being given alternating turns at the microphone with two minutes each. Governor Lincoln Chafee spoke first in support of the plan, saying would stick to his two minutes. Citing unemployment statistics, Chafee said that the ...

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