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Trump afirma privilegio ejecutivo sobre el reporte completo de Mueller

VOA NEWS El presidente Donald Trump afirmó el miércoles su privilegio ejecutivo sobre el informe del abogado especial Robert Mueller y sus investigaciones subyacentes, intensificando una batalla con los demócratas del Comité Judicial de la Cámara de Representantes. La medida, anunciada por el Departamento de Justicia en una carta dirigida al presidente del comité, Jerrold Nadler, se produjo apenas unos minutos antes de que el panel estuviera a punto de votar para declarar en desacato al fiscal general William Barr por desafiar una citación del Congreso para entregar el informe completo. El privilegio ejecutivo es un derecho reclamado por los…
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Día Nacional de Devolución de Medicamentos Recetados

Eliminación segura de medicamentos El evento anual fue patrocinado por la Administración Federal de Control de Drogas (DEA), y está diseñado "para proporcionar un medio seguro, conveniente y responsable para deshacerse de los medicamentos recetados, y al mismo tiempo educar al público en general sobre el posible abuso de medicamentos". Los Walgreens de Providence el departamento de policía de Providence incluyendo los cuatro cuarteles de la policía estatal de Rhode Island fueron varios lugares a nivel local y en todo el país que participaron en el Día Nacional de Devolución de Medicamentos Recetados. El objetivo de estos eventos, que generalmente…
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Congressional Delegation Joins Unpaid Federal Employees to Call for End to Trump Shutdown

Hundreds of federal employees in Rhode Island have gone without pay since the shutdown began even as they perform critical services   WARWICK, —  Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline and Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse joined federal employees at Green Airport today to call on President Trump to immediately reopen the federal government. Since the shutdown began 24 days ago, an estimated 800,000 federal workers — including hundreds of TSA agents and air traffic controllers at Green — have either been furloughed or required to work without a paycheck.   “We rely on TSA agents and air traffic controllers…
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Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan Has Been Named Majority Leader of the Providence City Council

First time in Providence's history that the City Council will have both a female President and Majority Leader Providence, RI (January 7, 2018) - Providence City Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan, Ward Five, was elected by her peers as Majority Leader for the 2019-2023 term. Ryan will be the first woman to hold this senior leadership position. Majority Leader Ryan was first elected to represent the fifth ward in 2014. During her time on the Council, she has served as the Council's first Majority Whip and served on the Committee on Finance; Committee on Ordinances; Committee on Public Works; Committee on Public…
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Rhode Island Foundation awards $480,000 in grants for animal welfare

Podcast grants for animal welfare PROVIDENCE, RI (Nov. 16, 2018) – The Rhode Island Foundation announced today that nearly two dozen animal welfare programs across the state will share nearly $480,000 in grants. The grants will fund low-cost vet care for the pets of needy owners, raptor rehabilitation and a coyote education campaign among other programs. “The generosity of our donors and the commitment of our partners are expanding humane education, increasing awareness and improving the quality of animal care in Rhode Island,” said Adrian Bonéy, who oversees the Foundation’s Program for Animal Welfare (PAW). “Their work is producing new approaches…
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