Reed Statement on Sen. Franken

WASHINGTON, DC - Senator Jack Reed issued the following statement today on allegations concerning Senator Al Franken of Minnesota: "Sexual harassment and sexual assault are unacceptable and must not be tolerated. Period. "It took courage for the individual who came forward with these allegations to do so, and she deserves to be heard, believed, and treated with respect. I hope the Senate Ethics Committee will do a swift and thorough investigation and publicly share their findings. "We can't just look away from these types of incidents. We need to change the culture that has too often enabled or permitted sexual…
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Gina Raimondo Governor of Rhode Island

Incumbent Democratic Governor Gina Raimondo is eligible to run for reelection to a second term. Podcasts: LPR LATINO PUBLIC RADIO ANNUAL POLITICAL BARBECUE “BARBACOA POLITICA” Raimondo re-election campaign announcement in 2018. About Gina A lifelong Rhode Islander, committed to its success Gina Raimondo grew up in Smithfield in a tight-knit Italian-American family, the youngest of Joseph and Josephine Raimondo’s three children. Gina’s family history and her childhood experiences shaped her core beliefs in hard work, opportunity for all, and the importance of financial security. After arriving from Italy at age 14, her grandfather learned English studying in the Providence Public…
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Allan Fung Mayor of Cranston

Allan Fung for Governor. Podcasts: LPR LATINO PUBLIC RADIO ANNUAL POLITICAL BARBECUE “BARBACOA POLITICA” ABOUT ALLAN Mayor Allan Wai-Ket Fung 馮偉傑 is known for his bold reforms that have made Cranston one of the Top 50 Cities to Live in America! Allan was born in Providence, Rhode Island and is the eldest of Kwong Wen and Tan Ping’s three children. Growing up on the diverse south side of Providence, Allan has lived the American dream because of his parent’s amazing sacrifices. Leaving family and friends in Hong Kong and not knowing a word of English, they came to the United…
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LATINO PUBLIC RADIO ANNOUNCES ANNUAL POLITICAL BARBECUE “BARBACOA POLITICA”

Cranston, RI - On Saturday October 28, Latino Public Radio will once again host their popular Barbacoa Politica (Political BBQ) an event that attracts Rhode Island Politicos from both sides of the aisle! Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, Moderate or Independent, LPR is the place to get your information out to our Latino community. Our listeners depend on us to provide them with unbiased and accurate information and our “Barbacoa Politica” gives them a real connection with their elected officials as well as candidates for political office. In today’s hyper-partisan times, there is a constant battle to get out…
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AARON REGUNBERG ANUNCIARÁ PLANES PARA EL FUTURO

El representante estatal, Aaron Regunberg, sus planes para el futuro junto con amigos, apoyadores y líderes comunitarios el martes 24 de octubre a las 12 en el Aspray Boat House en Warwick. El representante Regunberg fue elegido por los votantes del Distrito 4 a la Cámara de representante de Rhode Island en el 2014 y ha sido el principal patrocinador de una legislación exitosa para aumentar los salarios de los residentes del estado, expandir los programas de energía renovable y garantizarle a más de 100,000 familias trabajadoras de nuestro estado tiempo para ausencia laboral debido a enfermedad. En la sesión…
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