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  1. RI Workers Won't Back Down on Living Wage, Despite Democrats' BetrayalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | The Nation

    ... Supported by the hotel workers union, Unite Here Local 217, the women said they wouldn't eat until Governor Lincoln Chafee vetoed the budget. "I am fighting for the future of my son," said Brito, who works at the downtown Renaissance Hotel, where ...

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  2. Gov. Chafee to Sign Calamari Bill in NarragansettRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | Patch.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Friday afternoon was scheduled to sign a bill making calamari the official appetizer of Rhode Island.

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  3. Fung gives Block Island a lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | The Block Island Times

    ... of living increases)," he says. "That's what I've been advocating. The Treasurer (Raimondo) and the Governor (Lincoln Chafee) left the municipalities to fend for themselves." When asked if he could replicate his success at the state level, he said, ...

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  4. Rhode Island Governor's Name Misspelled on PlaqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... a ceremony to reopen Newport's historic Cliff Walk. The plaque was unveiled Tuesday at the event, which Gov. Lincoln Chafee attended. The plaque adds a second "f'' to his name. The state Department of Transportation says the plaque will be removed ...

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  5. Massachusetts Raises Ante on Escalating State Minimum WagesRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... lawmakers last week approved an increase to $9 an hour starting next year from $8. A spokeswoman said Gov. Lincoln Chafee , a Democrat who previously served in the U.S. Senate as a Republican, has yet announce if he'll sign the measure. The pending ...

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  6. LePage not getting the message about drug warRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    ... - and attempt to deal with it on a regional basis. The other five governors - four Democrats and independent Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island - made it, but LePage did not. His office cited a "scheduling conflict." The conflict was soon revealed to be ...

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  7. Rhode Island Cliff Walk, damaged by Sandy, reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | The Gazette

    ... visited tourist spot. "It really doesn't get any better. We're very blessed here in Rhode Island," said Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who walked the trail before the ribbon-cutting ceremony launched its reopening. He thanked everyone involved in the project ...

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  8. Pediatrics group likes early readingRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... of visitors a year. "It really doesn't get any better. We're very blessed here in Rhode Island," said Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who walked the trail before its official reopening. A new study suggests that monarch butterflies use an internal magnetic ...

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  9. Rhode Island governor's name misspelled on plaqueRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... a ceremony to reopen Newport's historic Cliff Walk. The plaque was unveiled Tuesday at the event, which Gov. Lincoln Chafee attended. The plaque adds a second "f'' to his name. The state Department of Transportation says the plaque will be removed ...

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  10. Rhode Island expands DNA collection lawRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Anyone arrested for allegedly committing a violent crime will have to provide a DNA sample beginning next year under legislation signed by Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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  11. Chafee appoints new parole board chairRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Tuesday he has appointed Laura Pisaturo of Warwick to the post.

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  12. Tennis Hall of Fame to launch $16M expansionRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | USA Today

    ... space and Hall of Fame offices. Those scheduled to attend the groundbreaking ceremony in Newport include Gov. Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Rep. David Cicilline and state Senate president Teresa Paiva Weed.

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  13. RI's 5 things: New budget, toll closed, conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... will head into the new fiscal year, which starts July 1, with an $8.7 billion budget signed Thursday by Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The spending plan lowers the corporate tax rate from 9 percent to 7 percent, increases public education spending and honors ...

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  14. Edesia Signs 25 Year Quonset LeaseRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... assets can help companies grow, create more jobs and propel our economy in the right direction," Governor Lincoln Chafee said. "Edesia's mission to end childhood malnutrition is vitally important, and it's an organization that Rhode Island is ...

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  15. Chafee Signs $8.7B Budget for Fiscal 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed an $8.7 billion state budget for fiscal year 2015 that lowers the corporate tax, increases public education spending and honors the debt related to 38 Studios.

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  16. Chafee Orders RITBA to Shut Down Sakonnet TollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... to shut down the toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge after signing into law a budget that eliminates it. Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Thursday he has directed the executive director of the Turnpike and Bridge Authority and his staff to shut down the toll. ...

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  17. House, Senate leaders negotiating final billsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | SFGate

    ... in this (2014) election," Marcello said. "We all know what this is, it's a delay." Earlier in the day, Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the fiscal year 2015 budget, which includes a cut in the corporate tax rate from 9 percent to 7 percent and an increase ...

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  18. Tax subsidies reduce cost of health care under ACA, HHS reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Senate passed the fiscal year 2015 state budget approved by the House earlier this week. Democratic Governor Lincoln Chafee is expected to sign the $8.7 billion package. The budget cuts the state's corporate income tax rate to 7 percent, increases ...

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  19. Budget eliminates Sakonnet River Bridge tollRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... to shut down the toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge after signing into law a budget that eliminates it. Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Thursday he has directed the executive director of the Turnpike and Bridge Authority and his staff to shut down the toll. ...

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  20. Democrats won't seek party approval for governorRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... averas, Treasurer Gina Raimondo and former Obama administration official Clay Pell are trying to succeed Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The endorsement was expected to be made Sunday. Polls have shown Taveras and Raimondo in a close race, with Pell trailing.

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