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En Nuevo Video, El Senador Menendez Revela Las 4 Peores Maneras En Que La Reforma Tributaria Republicana Afecta a Las Comunidades Latinas

En Nuevo Video, El Senador Menendez Revela Las 4 Peores Maneras En Que La Reforma Tributaria Republicana Afecta a Las Comunidades Latinas Washington, DC – En vísperas a la reunión de hoy en donde demócratas y republicanos estarán reconciliando las reformas tributarias republicanas del Senado y la Cámara de Representantes, el senador Bob Menendez (D-NJ), uno de los conferenciantes del comité, publicó un video para explicar las formas en que los latinos, especialmente aquellos de familias trabajadoras y de la clase media, se verán afectados por estos proyectos de ley. El Senador comparte cuatro razones por las cuales las propuestas…
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Raimondo Aims to Double Computer Science Degree Graduates

Governor Celebrates Success and Sets New Goals for CS4RI Initiative KINGSTON, - Today, a year and half after launching the Computer Science for Rhode Island initiative, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a new goal in fostering a competitive workforce: doubling the number of computer science degree graduates in Rhode Island by 2025. Raimondo made the announcement before a crowd of more than 2,000 students, educators, and tech industry partners at the CS4RI Summit at the University of Rhode Island. "Thanks to CS4RI, every single student who goes through our public school system has a chance to learn computer science," said…
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Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea to host 10th Archivist of the United States at the Rhode Island State Archives

Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will host Archivist of the United States, David S. Ferriero, for a gallery talk titled, “Documenting Democracy: The Role of Archives in Preserving our Past” at the Rhode Island State Archives. Rhode Island’s original copy of the Bill of Rights will be on display during the event. “It’s an honor to have Mr. Ferriero provide a national perspective on the important role archives play in preserving our past and shaping our future. His visit will highlight Rhode Island’s own rich and diverse history documented in our State Archives,” said Secretary Gorbea. In November 2009,…
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RIDOH and BHDDH Host First Statewide Community Overdose Engagement Summit Cities and towns from throughout Rhode Island gather to develop local overdose response plans

On behalf of Governor Gina Raimondo’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force, the Rhode Island Departments of Health (RIDOH) and Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals (BHDDH) convened more than 250 leaders from municipalities throughout the state to participate in the first statewide Community Overdose Engagement Summit to collaboratively address the overdose epidemic. Summit participants spent the day examining their local overdose data; identifying local resources to support overdose prevention, rescue, treatment, and recovery; and developing local overdose response plans. To complete these plans, RIDOH has made grant funding up to $5,000 dollars available to municipalities. “We’ve lost too many…
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Governor Raimondo Wishes Rhode Islanders a Happy Hanukkah

PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today issued the following statement wishing Rhode Islanders a happy Hanukkah: "Hanukkah reminds us that even when you think hope is lost, light will overcome darkness. I'm proud that Rhode Island is home to a vibrant Jewish community. We were founded as a state that welcomed everyone, no matter your race or your religion. That's a tradition that our Jewish community helped create, and has continued to keep alive. "We may hold different beliefs, but we can all agree on the ideals of freedom and acceptance. In the face of so much uncertainty…
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Governor Raimondo, RIDOT Announce Increased Snow Fighting Capabilities This Winter

WARWICK, RI - Governor Raimondo announced that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has taken several steps to bolster its ability to plow and treat the roads this coming winter. The department is expanding its fleet of plow trucks and drivers while deploying new technology to get real-time information on weather and road conditions. "We've all enjoyed the mild weather this fall, but winter is coming and we're more than ready to tackle whatever Mother Nature throws our way," Governor Gina M. Raimondo said. "RIDOT has increased its snow fighting capabilities to keep the roads safe and clear them…
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Mayor Elorza, State Partners Announce PVD Safe Stations

Starting 1/2/2018-PVD Safe Stations provides 24/7 support to opioid dependent individuals, directs people to treatment and recovery services PROVIDENCE, RI - Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the City is launching PVD Safe Stations on January 2, 2018, which provides opioid-dependent and other substance use disorder individuals the ability to connect with treatment and recovery services in Providence. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, any person can visit one of Providence's 12 fire stations, speak with public safety officials on duty and immediately get connected to treatment support for substance based addiction. Services will be facilitated by…
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Queda iluminado el árbol de Navidad de Rhode Island

La Gobernadora Gina Raimondo repitió, un año más, una tradición que se mantiene por décadas con el encendido del emblemático árbol de navidad instalado en la rotonda de la casa estatal, en un acto que suele marcar el comienzo de las fiestas navideñas. Es una clara señal de que la navidad llego cuando los niños compartían con Santa Claus tomándose fotos. La comunidad latina estuvo presente para disfrutar de una noche maravillosa, Feliz Navidad.
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Cicilline: Conyers Should Resign

WASHINGTON – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement: “Like many Americans, I’ve spent the past few weeks listening to and reflecting upon the stories of brave women who have had the courage to come forward and share their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. This is a national conversation that is long overdue. It’s no doubt a pivotal moment in the history of our country. And it’s critical that we ensure all women feel safe and welcome in the workplace.” “I’ve also had to confront, as a Member of Congress,…
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The season of giving is upon us and Rocky’s Ace Hardware is doing its part Raises funds and collects supplies for the Children’s Miracle Network and local pet shelters

GREENVILLE, RI. - Rocky’s Ace Hardware, a family-owned business with neighborhood-based stores in 6 states, is proud to announce two ongoing holiday drives. Though the audiences benefitting differ, the drives have similar goals: to raise awareness, help as many people and pets as possible, and in short, make a marked difference. Ace Hardware has raised over $42 million to support the Children’s Miracle Network(r), and since 1991, Rocky’s Ace Hardware stores have contributed to local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals through point-of-sale donation programs. The Children’s Miracle Network is a nonprofit organization that raises funds for children's hospitals, medical research, and…
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