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Budget Politics & Government Rhody News Tiverton

Will The Tiverton Financial Town Referendum (FTR) Go On As Scheduled?

That is the big question for voters in Tiverton after a very contentious Board of Canvasser’s (BOC) meeting last night. “The Budget Petition is defective and should not be certified by the BOC…that was the legal opinion of Tiverton Solicitor, Anthony DeSisto,” Esq. The Public Notice deadline for electors submitting […]

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Are RI Taxpayers Responsible For Yet Another Failed State Project?

The $364-million computer system, Unified Health Infrastructure Project (UHIP), the largest ever Rhode Island IT project designed to bring all of the state’s social service and health exchange records together, is now being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice. Governor Gina Raimondo, claims the impending investigation is against Deloitte […]

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BLUE SIGNS EVERYWHERE

  There are about 200 blue signs statewide that advertise RhodeWorks projects, yet the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) denied several requests via Access to Public Records Act (APRA) by John Vitkevich of Portsmouth, requesting information regarding sign cost, future locations and funding source. Mr. Vitkevich appealed to RIDOT […]

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Will Twin River-Tiverton development become a Native-American Archeology nightmare?

Twin River employees Chris Shea, Mark Russo and Joe Moore, walked a group of interested folks through the construction site of the evolving Twin River Casino-Tiverton, on a beautiful sunny day last Saturday. Visitors we encouraged to asked questions while walking through the still very undeveloped site. One visitor attending […]

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Will Rhode Island issue a driver’s license for undocumented (illegal) immigrants?

If Bill S0183 clears the majority of the 38-member Senate and then passes through the majority of the 75-member House of Representatives, the answer is yes. Rhode Island General Assembly An Act Relating to Motor Vehicle and Other vehicles – Operator’s License Senate Bill: 2017 – S0183 Introduced February 1, […]