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  1. 12 states have plans to raise minimum wage to $9 or moreRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... next year, the state minimum wage will rise a buck to $9 an hour, according to a new measure Democratic Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed into law Thursday. Only three states currently have a minimum wage of at least $9. Washington's is highest at $9.32, ...

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  2. Senate's 'Rhode to Work' plan sees mixed successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Nine of the 21 pieces of legislation in the original "Rhode to Work" package passed the General Assembly and were sent to Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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  3. RI's 5 things: Delayed fireworks, 38 StudiosRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... standardized tests as a high school graduation requirement under legislation that went into law without Gov. Lincoln Chafee's signature. The class of 2014 was the first to have to demonstrate at least partial proficiency on the New England Common ...

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  4. Is Obama Getting His Way With Minimum Wages in These Blue States?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | TheBlaze.com

    A dozen states now have minimum wage laws requiring pay be $9 per hour or higher, after Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed a bill Thursday to increase the state's previous minimum by $1.

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  5. Chafee vetoes bill on serving arrest warrantsRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has vetoed a bill that would expand who is authorized to serve arrest warrants, saying it raises separation-of-power concerns.

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  6. Republicans Can Win the Senate Without Flipping Any Blue StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Slate

    ... The only competitive race in a state that had voted for John Kerry came in Rhode Island, where incumbent Sen. Lincoln Chafee had to fend off a Club for Growth primary challenge before losing to now-Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. Pretty nip-and-tuck. ...

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  7. Admin ramps up trust fund talk - Foxx: Payments slowed on Aug. 1...Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Politico

    ... with Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear today in Frankfort, and tomorrow the secretary joins Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee in Providence. Kevin has more for Pros: http://politico.pro/1iSnmVh The bear is still loose: Obama is still saying what's on his ...

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  8. Republican Block to push next for line-item vetoRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... has been pushing for years to eliminate the straight-ticket voting option on Rhode Island ballots. Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the legislation Tuesday. The change takes effect Jan. 1. Block said Wednesday his "next little project" will be pushing for ...

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  9. NECAP moratorium becomes law in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | KSL-TV

    The use of standardized tests as a high school graduation requirement will be pushed back three years in Rhode Island under legislation that went into law without Gov. Lincoln Chafee's signature.

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  10. Chafee signs 'master lever' bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... will no longer be an option on Rhode Island ballots starting next year under legislation signed by Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The governor's office said Tuesday the Democrat has signed legislation that abolishes the so-called master lever. Bills were ...

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  11. A woman smokes an electronic cigarette.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Tuesday signed new legislation that fully prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.

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  12. Rhode Island governor signs e-cigarette ban bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | FOX23

    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Tuesday signed new legislation that fully prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.

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  13. US Transportation Secretary to visit Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... is not replenished. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Foxx plan to meet with Gov. Lincoln Chafee and state transportation officials Thursday. The federal Highway Trust Fund is expected to run out of money this summer unless ...

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  14. Bill Criminalizing Online Impersonation SignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed into law a bill making it a crime to impersonate someone online, including elected officials, to harm them.

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  15. In Rare Post-Recess Session, Senate Approves Casino Bill AgainRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, of Newport, said the vote was held to be safe. Weed said Governor Lincoln Chafee approached her last week and said "you know there's a legal issue with the vote," referring to the fact that some people would ...

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  16. Governor Proclaims Calamari Official State Food at Narragansett CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Patch.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Friday signed a bill in Narragansett making calamari the official appetizer of Rhode Island.

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  17. RI's 5 things: Cianci returns, 38 Studios dealRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... but says it wants to put the matter behind it. The settlement must still be approved by a judge. Gov. Lincoln Chafee called it a step in the right direction. Former House Speaker Gordon Fox revealed in documents filed this week that he took out a ...

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  18. Calamari is now Rhode Island's official appetizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed legislation that gives the squid dish an official status in a ceremony Friday at the town dock in Narragansett.

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  19. RI Reaches $4.4 Million Agreement With Law Firm Over Schilling's 38 Studios LoanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... the right direction, and I hope this is the beginning of a positive resolution to the 38 Studios saga," Gov. Lincoln Chafee said in a written statement. The settlement agreement between the agency formerly known as the Economic Development Corp. and ...

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  20. RI, law firm strike $4.4M agreement on 38 StudiosRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    ... the right direction, and I hope this is the beginning of a positive resolution to the 38 Studios saga," Gov. Lincoln Chafee said in a written statement. The settlement agreement between the agency formerly known as the Economic Development Corp. and ...

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