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At Wednesday’s Ukraine teach-in, panelists discussed former President Viktor Yanukovych’s removal from office.

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Teach-in explores roots of Ukrainian political upheaval

March 6, 2014 3 comments

“This is the most serious international crisis that you will experience,” said Robert Legvold, professor emeritus of political science at Columbia.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block announced his plan to improve the business environment by reducing corporate taxes. Block’s proposal also includes plans to cut spending on welfare programs.

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Block calls for spending, tax cuts

March 6, 2014 0 comments

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block announced a plan to transform the state’s tax system, reduce government spending and instate reforms.

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City Council supports antibiotic restriction

February 25, 2014 0 comments

The Providence City Council approved a resolution in support of federal restrictions on the use of antibiotics in factory farms Feb. 6.

Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe spoke about her current work with Olympia’s List to enhance legislative collaboration in a speech Monday.

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Snowe discusses bipartisanship

February 11, 2014 1 comment

Snowe represented Maine in Congress for 34 years, first in the House for Maine’s Second Congressional District and later as a senator for 18 years.

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Professors reconsider modern genocide

February 7, 2014 2 comments

“Genocide has become a term in the last decade for anything that people who you don’t like do. You don’t like colonialism? It’s genocide.”

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Mayoral, gubernatorial hopefuls talk local issues

January 23, 2014 1 comment

With election season shifting into full force, gubernatorial and mayoral candidates shared their visions at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day forum Monday.

Raised by immigrant parents in a low-income family, Jorge Elorza graduated from Harvard before serving as a judge in the Providence Housing Court.

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Former Housing Court judge declares mayoral candidacy

November 18, 2013 0 comments

Jorge Elorza, who as a judge has emphasized homelessness and crime, entered the race Monday.

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Chafee recalls political career, encourages youth

October 25, 2013 1 comment

In his lecture, the governor discussed his transition across the political spectrum.

Elorza began his career in the Providence Housing Court, as did current city mayor Angel Taveras. Elorza has aimed to improve struggling, crime-filled neighborhoods adversely affected by abandoned properties.

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Housing court judge likely to run for mayor

October 10, 2013 0 comments

Jorge Elorza received attention for fining major banks in the midst of the city’s housing crisis.