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We’re So Surprised, Said Nobody Ever | 06-14-2019

Get ready for a shocker – no state is more fun than California! According to a new Wallet Hub survey , based on 26 different metrics the Golden State tops the other 49 when it comes to having fun, be it indoors or out. Some of those include weather...

Childish Behavior | 05-10-2019

Whatever the subject these days, whenever it comes to doing what’s best for our kids, we can generally count on the adults in the room to behave worse than the children. Case in point comes this week from Rhode Island, where the Providence Journal...

Shooting for the Stars | 01-25-2019

Political folks are often accused of having their heads stuffed way up there...in the clouds. Fair enough. But Rhode Island Rep. Joseph M. McNamara is ready to take it a little further. As the Providence Journal reports , McNamara has introduced legislation...

Gov. Margaritaville | 07-20-2018

If you were looking for Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo last Monday, you needed to ditch the shoes first. That’s because, as CBS News reports , she opted to hold her usual Monday office hours at the beach. It was just the first of what Raimondo...

This Will Make Holidays Awkward | 07-06-2018

Things may be about to get awkward around the Quiroa home in Providence, Rhode Island. As the Associated Press reports , David Quiroa Sr. is running for a seat in the Ocean State Legislature. As is David Quiroa, Jr. Ah, like father, like son! Well, sort...

An Ocean of Lawyers | 09-29-2017

If you live in Rhode Island and need a lawyer, you might consider dropping in on the statehouse. That’s because, as the Providence Journal reports , the Ocean State Legislature has so many attorneys on its payroll it could qualify as the state’s...

It Seemed Like a Good Idea At the Time | 04-08-2016

Aiming to grow its appeal to tourists and businesses, Rhode Island recently implemented a $5 million marketing campaign, including the hiring of a famous designer to come up with the new state logo and slogan. What could possibly go wrong? As noted in...

Rhode Iceland? | 04-01-2016

Every state works hard to get tourists to come their way. A common tool these days is a cool video that shows folks just how awesome their state is. So it was with much glee that Rhode Island officials released such a video online last week. Alas, as...