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  1. Leaving a Dog in a Hot Car Now Illegal in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Patch.com

    A new law makes it illegal to leave a pet in a sweltering vehicle in Rhode Island. Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee recently signed the legislation , which gives police officers, animal control officers, and firefighters the authority to free animals ...

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  2. States Lead On Minimum Wage. Is Congress Listening?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | The White House

    ... month alone, Govs. Peter Shumlin of Vermont, Deval Patrick of Massachusetts and as recently as last Wednesday Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island have followed suit. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the minimum wage at Central Connecticut State ...

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  3. In R.I., leaving an animal in hot vehicle now a crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Boston.com

    Governor Lincoln Chafee has signed legislation that makes it a misdemeanor to leave an animal in a vehicle that puts it in a life-threatening situation because of prolonged extreme temperatures.

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  4. Newport Casino Question on Ballot Once AgainRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... once again if they want gambling to be expanded at the struggling Newport Grand facility. Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed legislation that will put a referendum on the November ballot about adding table games including blackjack and ...

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  5. 'Rhode to Work' plan sees mixed successRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    ... of legislation in the original "Rhode to Work" package passed the General Assembly and were sent to Gov. Lincoln Chafee. Seven bills died. That includes five that passed the Senate late in the session and then did not get heard on the House side, ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Rhode Island governor signs minimum wage increaseRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Rhode Island's Democratic governor, Lincoln Chafee, has signed a bill to increase the state's minimum wage by $1, to $9 an hour, his office said on Thursday, following similar moves by neighboring New England states.

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  12. US transportation chief visits RIRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... if the federal fund that supports these projects runs out of money. Secretary Anthony Foxx met with Gov. Lincoln Chafee and the congressional delegation Thursday. After, they held a news conference at the Statehouse to warn what will happen if ...

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  13. Squid: a boon to Rhode Island fishing and tourism industryRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Chariho Times

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee and other local officials attended a ceremony in Galilee at the town ramp on Friday afternoon to sign into legislation a bill making calamari Rhode Island's official state appetizer.

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  14. US transportation chief to discuss state fundingRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to attend a news conference at the Statehouse on Thursday morning. He is expected to be joined by Gov. Lincoln Chafee and U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse . The federal Highway Trust Fund is on track run out of money later this summer ...

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  15. Republican Block to Push Next for Line-Item VetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | WHJJ-AM 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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