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Criminal Justice Reform Is Gaining Steam. What Role Has Philanthropy Played? - Inside Philanthropy

Criminal justice reform is one area of philanthropy that’s been rapidly gaining steam. A number of top foundations want to see what can be done to bring down incarceration rates, and are putting up capital in a variety of ways to work on the problem.The Fall issue of Responsive Philanthropy, recently published by NCRP, takes a deep dive into the new funding for criminal justice reform, which—as Aaron Dorfman writes—cuts across a breadth of work now under way to change “policing, prosecution policies, reentry opportunities and more.” 18 more words

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Sen. Whitehouse: Significant Concerns about Fracking

Great article by Steve Ahlquist, including this:

This is no idle concern of a local resident crying NIMBY. Ted Nesi reports that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse…

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Not for Nothin' But....Rhode Island Roads Stink! Sheldon Whitehouse Agrees

It really hits you how bad our roads are when they close the bridge on Park Avenue, so that we can’t even get to a friend’s house without having to go all the way down Reservoir and up Elmwood, making what used to be a 10 minute trip into a 25 minute ordeal. 307 more words

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: Republican Budget Unfair and Unreal

From the Whitehouse press office:

Washington, DC – Early this morning, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Republican budget resolution by a vote of 52-46.

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RI Senators Join Bipartisan Fight Against Breast Cancer

On Tuesday, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed (D-RI) announced their co-sponsorship of bipartisan legislation aimed at eradicating breast cancer by 2020.

Sponsored by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), the… 1,154 more words


A Community Foundation Playing a Big Role in the Next Health Care Battle: Payment Reform - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

Back in December, we wrote about the Rhode Island Foundation blazing a trail for health care reform by convening Rhode Island health care stakeholders and getting everyone to sign on to a reform agenda. 102 more words

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