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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

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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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Whitehouse and Cornyn Meet with Obama on Criminal Justice

From the Whitehouse Press office:

Washington, DC – Today President Obama and Vice President Biden convened a meeting at the White House to discuss criminal justice reform efforts with key members of Congress, including U.S.

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Arnold's Latest Big Play: Corralling Unusual Bedfellows to Reform Criminal Justice - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

We’ll say it again: We love watching the Laura and John Arnold Foundation do business. Why? Because whatever you may think of LJAF’s ideas, this funder is always angling for the big play. 140 more words

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