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Tessa Roy
Reporter , alum . Snarky opinions are my own & RTs are not always endorsements. Send tips and dog pics to tessa.roy@cumulus.com.
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STORY: ’s $9.9 billion budget just dropped
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Chuck Schumer 20h
Guys, I’m still holding my breath. Are you gonna RT Cardi B or not?
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WCVB-TV Boston 23h
Text to 911 now available across Massachusetts
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.: “With the big crowds that are going up to Twin River, I think we need some kind of an app because people are getting disenchanted with the long waits up there, and a lot of people have walked out of there without placing bets. We don’t want that.”
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NewsTalk 99.7 & AM 630 WPRO Jan 16
INBOX: Senate President to submit legislation to allow mobile sports wagering
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Elizabeth Hernandez Jan 15
It is I, The Media Elite, sitting in a school district/union bargaining session using 2 pens as chopsticks to eat my prepackaged salad because I forgot a fork. And I wouldn't wanna be anywhere else. (Well, maybe the beach. But. Nowhere else.)
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katherine gregg Jan 15
THIS is interesting. The press release announcing the reintroduction by RepAjello and SenGoldin of legislation to guarantee the legality of abortion in Rhode Island includes Mattiello-backing lawmakers, endorsed by the RI State Right to Life Committee: Co-sponsors:
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
Filippi criticizes rising numbers in the state budget, says spending should be cut through enacting line item veto and establishing Inspector General’s office.
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
Some of the GOP response targets Providence, partially over the Fane Tower. Filippi issues an apology to developer Jason Fane, saying he was unfairly treated by the city. “This treatment of those who wish to invest in our state cannot go on.”
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
Filippi says RI is losing a generation, that the public education system is “broken.” He says this “crisis” must be first priority.
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
. thanks Raimondo in GOP response to : ​ ​“While we have differing assessments about the State of our State, it is important that we all, citizens & elected officials alike, work together in the months and years to come if we are to turn things around.”
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
.: “If, and only if, we’ve delivered economic opportunity for all…If, and only if, Rhode Island is the place where if you work hard you really can get ahead … Then—and only then—can we say we were successful. I think we’re up for it.”
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Brian C. Newberry Jan 15
Does this mean transfers from CCRI can benefit or only four year RIC students?
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
.: “While we’re talking about health care, let’s make this the year we codify women’s access to reproductive health care here in Rhode Island.” Lots more cheers from the floor.
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
. says she will propose another minimum wage increase to $11.10/hr to “put us on a pathway to a $15 minimum wage.”
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
. says she wants to expand the Rhode Island Promise scholarship to provide 2 free years at RIC - also wants it to expand to URI before the end of her second term. Loads of applause.
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
Raimondo says she will bring universal pre-k to RI and that her budget includes funds to get the ball rolling: “By the time I leave office, there will be a Pre-K seat for every 4 year old whose parents want it.” Lots of applause for this point.
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
Raimondo says despite “record investments” in k-12 education, recent poor standardized test scores show the state still lags behind. She says RI has a pattern of “not sticking with an approach long enough to generate results.” She’s allocating $30 million more for schools.
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
Raimondo: RI was “stuck” 4 years ago, but now things have improved: more jobs, more construction on roads and bridges, higher graduation rates from CCRI.
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Tessa Roy Jan 15
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