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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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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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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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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Raimondo Celebrates 25th Anniversary of RI Workers’ Compensation Law Legislative Reform

Announces Two Judicial Nominations to Workers' Compensation Court PROVIDENCE, - In honor of the 25th anniversary of the successful legislative reform of Rhode Island's Workers' Compensation Law, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced two judicial nominations to fill vacancies on the Workers' Compensation Court. She will submit Steven A. Minicucci and Alfredo T. Conte's names to the Senate this week for confirmation. "The tough choices made by the legislature 25 years ago made Rhode Island's Workers' Compensation Court a national model," Raimondo said. "As a result, today's Court can serve Rhode Island workers who are injured on the job more…
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A Majority of City Councilors Call for Special Meeting to Change Council Rules to Remove President

PROVIDENCE, RI— A majority of City Councilors today called for a Special Meeting of the Providence City Council to be held on Monday, May 22nd at 5:00 PM in the City Council Chamber. The purpose of the meeting is to change the City Council Rules to allow for the removal of the Council President. If adopted, the new rule will read as follows: “At any time during the term of the duly elected Providence City Council, the Providence City Council by two-thirds of all the members of the City Council may vote to permanently remove the individual who is currently…
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Congressmen Langevin and Harper Collaborate with Senators Collins and Baldwin to Introduce Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act

Washington, — Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Gregg Harper (R-MS), co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, today introduced the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2017, which would reauthorize the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006 in order to support coordinated respite services for family caregivers. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), chair of the Senate Select Committee on Aging and a member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), who is also a member of HELP, to introduce the companion bill in the Senate. “Access to respite services eases the burden on…
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Langevin Statement on Appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to Oversee Russian Investigation

Washington, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement after Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III as Special Counsel to oversee investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia: “I applaud the Deputy Attorney General’s decision to appoint Robert Mueller as Special Counsel in the investigation into ties between the President, his campaign, and Russia. This appointment is long overdue. Since the Attorney General recused himself months ago, it has been abundantly clear that the Administration is incapable of overseeing a fair and impartial investigation. This was thrown into stark relief yesterday…
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