Articles by Katherine Lamb (49)


Chafee forms Executive Climate Change Council

February 25, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The newly formed council is charged with coordinating state environmental initiatives and advising on how to combat the effects of climate change.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Several bills proposing marijuana regulation, early voting procedures and the establishment of an official state appetizer were introduced just before the recess.


CVS ceases tobacco product sales

February 6, 2014 Comments are Disabled

CVS Caremark announced yesterday that it will halt the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in its stores by October 2014.


Adrain launches mayoral campaign

February 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Adrain begins campaign as Democratic mayoral candidate at charitable restaurant


Spotlight on the statehouse: Jan. 30, 2014

January 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Tuition legislation, social media privacy, taxi taxes and firearm safety find their way into Statehouse news Jan. 23-30.

Poll: Students split on role of testing


Poll: Students split on role of testing

December 5, 2013 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Fall 2013 Student Poll 1

Many said they believe standardized testing gives certain groups of students unequal treatment.


Hopefuls vie for R.I. governor seat

December 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Mayor Angel Taveras and Treasurer Gina Raimondo are frontrunners for the Democratic nomination.


R.I. to uphold ACA compliance standards

November 18, 2013 1 comment

The state will not accept Obama’s proposal to extend substandard health plans.


Panelists probe Affordable Care Act

November 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The Act could benefit 45,000 Rhode Islanders, but 120,000 remain uninsured in the state.

Adrain said he would prioritize jobs, education and healthcare as some of the most pressing concerns that need to be addressed. He said previous mayors “have done a good job making progress.”


Q&A: Newest democratic candidate discusses mayoral race

November 14, 2013 1 comment

A Providence local, Lorne Adrain, will focus on economic and education policy if elected.

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