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Matt Brown Y las Comunidades Minoritarias

Es un honor volver a trabajar con un verdadero amigo de la comunidad Latina –Matt Brown. Matt es alguien que ha sido siempre un luchador por la igualdad y por una educacion de excelencia para nuestros hijos. Muchos entran en la política y recién ‘descubren’ a nuestra comunidad. A diferencia de esos, Matt nos ha incluido en posiciones de liderato desde su días como fundador de Democracy Compact y City Year, organizaciones que han contribuido enormemente a nuestro bienestar, ¨ dice la líder comunitaria y portavoz del grupo Latinos por Matt Brown, Sylvia Bernal. El sábado, 18 de agosto, a…
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Dr. Skoly, well-known state advocate, assumes Chairmanship

Providence, RI -- The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity announced today that Dr. Stephen Skoly was selected in July by its Board of Directors to become Chairman of the organization following the resignation of its former Chairman, Mike Riley, who stepped-down to pursue his candidacy for state Treasurer. Skoly, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, is well known among many lawmakers for his research and testimony over the years on many legislative issues, especially pertaining to healthcare policy. Skoly joined the Center's board in late 2017. "For years I have been impressed with the great work of the Center. I value the importance of this organization…
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Fung Campaign Releases “Tough on Crime” Ad

(Cranston) - As Mayor, Allan Fung has made it a priority to keep Cranston safe.  From fighting the ACLU to keep panhandlers off dangerous intersections, to increasing community policing stations across the city, he is on the front lines in building a safer and stronger community.   As Governor, Allan Fung will reform Governor Raimondo's policies that are making neighborhoods across the state feel less safe.  He will reverse her practice of not notifying immigration officials when criminals here illegally are to be released after completing their prison sentences.  Additionally, Rhode Island will not continue to follow Raimondo's sanctuary state policies,…
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YOUTH POWER RALLY EMPOWERS STUDENTS ACTIVISTS TO ORGANIZE AND VOTE

Providence, Rhode Island August 14, 2018— youth activists representing Young Voices, Providence Student Union, and One Gun Gone gathered on the State House lawn this afternoon for a rally to end gun violence in their communities, on their streets, and in schools across the nation. The rally, led by Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Youth committee activists brought together hundreds of youth who spoke of the need to address gun violence with both legislative change and intersectional discussions about urban violence.  “Sometimes when people get shot it is close to where I live. All I am saying is I have…
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DeRobbio critica a Elorza por el Acuerdo Federal ELL

"Los estudiantes de Providence no deberían necesitar una investigación federal para obtener una buena educación", dice el ex superintendente escolar y candidato a la alcaldía PROVIDENCE, RI - Hoy, el departamento escolar de Jorge Elorza tuvo cerró acuerdo tras una investigación federal del Departamento de Justicia sobre el fracaso de sus programas de Aprendices del Idioma Inglés. El enfoque de Elorza para dar a los estudiantes las habilidades en inglés que necesitan para tener éxito fue tan inadecuado que los investigadores federales creyeron que violaba la Ley de Igualdad de Oportunidades Educativas. En una ciudad donde casi el 60% de los estudiantes provienen de…
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Trump Blames Attorney General, Fired FBI Agent for Russia Probe

VOA News/Ken Bredemeier President Donald Trump unleashed new attacks Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and fired FBI agent Peter Strzok, blaming them for the investigation of Russian links to his 2016 presidential campaign that has consumed his presidency. The leader said on Twitter, "If we had a real Attorney General, this Witch Hunt would never have been started! Looking at the wrong people." Trump's attack on the country's top law enforcement official came days after he described Sessions as "scared stiff" and "missing in action." Trump has long been critical of Sessions but has stopped short of firing Sessions…
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Poll: Americans Split on Whether Trump Guilty of Wrongdoing in Connection With Russia

VOA News A new Quinnipiac University poll shows almost half of all Americans believe President Donald Trump is guilty of wrongdoing in connection with Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Forty-two-percent said they believed he committed wrongful acts, while 43 percent said he did not. When asked if it is ever acceptable for a presidential campaign to get information on a political opponent from hostile foreign power, 79 percent said it was "never acceptable," while 12 percent said it was acceptable. More than half of American voters, 51 percent, believe special counsel Robert Mueller is conducting a fair investigation…
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New Book, Nondisclosure Agreement Pits Trump Against Omarosa

Patsy Widakuswara President Donald Trump's presidential campaign Tuesday filed a legal action against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she breached a nondisclosure agreement with the campaign. The former contestant on the reality TV show The Apprentice is promoting her new book titled Unhinged, in which she made a number of controversial claims, including that she has tapes of Trump using a racial slur. During a White House press briefing Tuesday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders refused to "go on a back-and-forth on NDAs" but said the agreements were "actually very normal." She added that prior administrations have "had NDAs, particularly those…
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