Rob Smith

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Unite! SEIU Local 580 impacted by anti-worker decision
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

Unite! SEIU Local 580 impacted by anti-worker decision

Last week’s elections may have seen a blue wave sweep through the nation, but workers still have a lot to ...

Insured for Sure! It's open enrollment season and RI does insurance right
October 31, 2018 No Commentby

Insured for Sure! It’s open enrollment season and RI does insurance right

It’s that time of year, and I’m not talking about the holidays. Starting today and extending well into December is ...

Knock, Knock! Our resident political junkie goes door to door with Justine Caldwell
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

Knock, Knock! Our resident political junkie goes door to door with Justine Caldwell

I abhor starting with cliche, but here’s one: You never know what someone goes through until you walk a mile ...

The Kids Are All Right
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

The Kids Are All Right

Next week is the biggest political day in Rhody politics; the primary election. In a state long dominated by the ...

RI has a Housing Crisis
August 15, 2018 No Commentby

RI has a Housing Crisis

The proposed Hope Point Tower has captured the radical imaginations of PVD residents, but the issue has, in fact, overshadowed a ...

RI Workers Guaranteed Paid Sick Time
August 1, 2018 No Commentby

RI Workers Guaranteed Paid Sick Time

Workers in Rhody who live in fear of getting sick or needing a day off just got a big dose ...

Women Enter the Democratic Race
July 18, 2018 No Commentby

Women Enter the Democratic Race

A spectre looms over the RI Democratic Party right now that might have the establishment trembling — the spectre of ...

AG Candidate Peter Neronha:
July 5, 2018 No Commentby

AG Candidate Peter Neronha: “There’s More Work to Be Done”

Last week, I had a conversation with Peter Neronha, fourth generation Jamestown native, graduate of North Kingstown High School and ...

Fill Your Weekends with Festivals
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Fill Your Weekends with Festivals

Sun’s out, festival’s out. In Li’l Rhody, there’s always something to do outside, and this time of year that means ...

Getting Car Insurance in Li'l Rhody
May 2, 2018 No Commentby

Getting Car Insurance in Li’l Rhody

If you drive in Li’l Rhody, you gotta have car insurance. In a state that ranks toward the bottom of ...