Rhode Island Parents Petition School District to Opt Out of Common Core

Dr. Susan Berry Breitbart.com Big Government 6 Jul 2014

Where states are failing to repeal the controversial Common Core standards, many parents have decided to take matters into their own hands and petition their local school districts to drop the nationalized standards and replace them with others of their choosing.

In Rhode Island, Smithfield parent […]

Election strategy takes 36 states out of voting decision

Devious election plot bypasses Constitution

Aaron Klein WorldNetDaily 7/30/2013

The National Popular Vote effort, which could see only 14 states – those with the largest populations – decide the presidency for voters in all 50 states, is fully partnered with a George Soros-funded election group.

The group, the Center for Voting and Democracy, received original […]

Rhode Island Judge Has Stake in Pension Case Outcome

Mary Williams Walsh The New York Times 12/4/2012

Can a judge rule impartially on pension cuts when her mother, her son, her uncle and even she herself all have a stake in preserving the status quo?

In Rhode Island, the site of a sweeping pension overhaul last year, a prominent New York lawyer is seeking […]

Obamacare money granted to RI for health insurance exchange development

R.I. Benefits Exchange gets $58M in new federal funding

Richard Asinof Providence Business News 11/29/2011

WASHINGTON – Rhode Island received $58 million in new federal funds to help to build the infrastructure for its health insurance benefits exchange, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday.

Rhode Island is the only state to […]

Rhode Island gives in-state tuition to illegal immigrant students Updated: Chafee considers driver’s license for illegal immigrants

Tina Susman Los Angeles Times 9/27/2011

Rhode Island education officials have voted to let high school graduates who are in the country illegally pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, acting on an issue that state lawmakers have dodged and that has entered into the debate among the Republican presidential hopefuls. The vote Monday […]

Will David Cicilline (D-RI) be at the News Conference About the Mess He Left Behind in Providence?

William A. Jacobson Legal Insurrection 3/2/2011

If you want to see one of the greatest escape acts in the history of politics, witness David Cicilline’s election to the United States Congress last November in the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island.

Cicilline had been Mayor of Providence, and was endorsed not only by almost all […]