Raimondo Statement on President Trump’s Budget

PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has made the following statement regarding President Trump's proposed budget: "Rhode Island is making strong progress to provide our people with the education and job training they need to be successful and to expand access to affordable, quality health care to virtually everyone in our state. President Trump's budget betrays Rhode Islanders by giving huge tax cuts to corporations and the wealthiest Americans while drastically reducing federal funding for vital programs that create jobs, raise wages, and protect low-income Americans. Even as we analyze President Trump's budget in the coming days to determine its…
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has unveiled the first official definition of “sanctuary cities”

MEMORANDUM FOR ALL DEPARTMENT GRANT-M ING COMPONENTS THE ATTORNEY GENERAL Implementation of Executive ,L er 13768, "Enhancing Public Safety in tU Interior of the United States" Federal law provides a process for foreign citizens to lawfully enter the country. Circumventing that process and crossing our borders unlawfully is a federal crime. It is the role of federal agencies, including the Department of Justice, to enforce our immigration laws, prosecute violations, and secure our borders. The President has established immigration enforcement as a priority for this Administration and, in furtherance of that priority, issued Executive Order 13768, "Enhancing Public Safety in…
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Four Indicted for Illegal Re-entry into the United States

PROVIDENCE – A federal grand jury in Providence returned indictments charging four individuals with illegal re-entry into the United States. The defendants were previously deported and allegedly re-entered the country without the permission of the United States government. The indictments are announced by Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch and Cronin, Field Office Director for United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. On May 18, 2017, a federal grand jury returned indictments naming Fernando Cortez Cuevas, 40, of Attleboro, MA. Cuevas, a citizen of Mexico, was previously deported in 2007, having been convicted on felony drug charges and on an…
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Health

Infecciones vaginales (Vaginitis)

Podcast Síntomas que te alertan de una infección vaginal • Secreción diferente de la normal. • Dolor al tener relaciones sexuales. • Flujo con mal olor • Comezón e inflación en el área. • Irritación y enrojecimiento. • Ardor al orinar. Los tipos de infecciones vaginales más frecuentes Candidiasis. Es una de las infecciones más frecuentes. Se caracteriza por el flujo espeso y la inflamación de vagina y vulva. Infección bacteriana. Aunque no es transmitida sexualmente, es más común entre mujeres en edad reproductiva. Síntoma: flujo blanco o incoloro que aumenta después de tener relaciones sexuales. Tricomoniasis. Se transmite sexualmente.…
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AAP Recommends No Fruit Juice for Kids Under Age 1

Fresh fruit is preferable for older children because it provides dietary fiber and less sugar than juice, according to updated policy statement Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet, according to a new policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics that marks the Academy’s first change in recommendations on fruit juice since 2001. Over past years, the Academy advised against offering fruit juice to children under the age of 6 months, but has expanded that time frame to include the entire first year of life. The…
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Municipal Court Announces Night Court Availability

PROVIDENCE, RI— The Providence Municipal Court today announced that evening hours will soon be added to better accommodate the needs of the public. Beginning June 5th, cases regarding parking and red light camera violations will be heard on Monday evenings at 5:30 , with a check-in time of 5:00 Environmental violations, including garbage violations, will also be heard on Monday evenings. Municipal Court officials are hopeful that opening up a time slot outside of traditional office hours will lessen the burden on people who wish to make their cases heard in court. At this time, Night Court hours will not…
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LPR chairman Dr. Pablo Rodriguez receive honorary degree during May 20 ceremony at Roger Williams University

Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, chairman of Latino Public Radio, chair of the Women & Infants Health Care Alliance, president and CEO of Women’s Care, former medical director of Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island, and a clinical associate professor at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. Rodriguez is a well-known community leader and radio show host is active participant in civic and charitable organizations, both locally and nationally. He is past chair of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, the Rhode Island Foundation, the International Institute of RI, the Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee, RI Project AIDS and the Democracy Compact.…
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Cicilline Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

WASHINGTON - Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week's address, Cicilline called for an independent commission to investigate the Trump-Russian connection and interference in the 2016 election. "Hello, I'm Congressman David Cicilline from Rhode Island's First District. "This has been a difficult week for our country. Together, we learned that President Trump exposed highly-classified intelligence to officials from Russia, one of our greatest adversaries. It's also been reported that before he fired FBI Director James Comey, he asked him to stop an investigation about his former…
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Aponte Resigns as Council President

PROVIDENCE, RI— Councilman Luis Aponte (Ward 10) resigned as President of the Providence City Council and issued the following statement: “After much deliberation, I have determined that it is in the best interest of my constituents, colleagues, and city to formally submit my resignation as Providence City Council President. Serving the people of Providence is one of the greatest honors of my lifetime, and I remain committed to representing my constituents in my capacity as Councilman. While it has been a privilege to serve my colleagues as Council President, I believe this is the appropriate time to step down from…
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