Dismissed for cause
Under a bill before the legislature, "you’d have to go to court to fire an employee."
Physicians, fix thy statistics
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
"Rhode Island’s teen binge drinking rate is double the national average."
Figure applies to personal income, not spending
"Only 25 percent of what people buy is subject to Rhode Island’s sales tax."
No sanctuary from the facts
"Under Mayor Cicilline, [Providence] was a sanctuary city."
Expensive, but not the "most expensive."
Rhode Island's unemployment insurance system "is the most expensive such system in the country."
No polyp pictures for police!
"Local law enforcement . . . will have access to the [Obamacare] Data Hub’s treasure trove of personal info."
Wind power tops solar in dependability
"Wind power is the most undependable form of renewable energy."
All lawyered up
"Rhode Island has the highest percentage of lawyers per capita in the country."
In fact, scientists do know
"We have no idea what is contained in [electronic cigarette] vapor."
Hundreds? Maybe two per year. Maybe.
Rhode Island's graduated driving license "has saved hundreds of lives."
Try TENS of thousands
"The average student comes out of college hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt."
Eight times too high
In Cranston, it costs $5,000 to $6,000 to send out community notifications on just one Level 3 sex offender.
Assertions that it makes no difference whether children are raised by heterosexual or homosexual parents have been "shattered by the latest and best social science and research."
Supreme Court, General Assembly facing two different issues
Bishop Thomas Tobin
"Any legislative action that is taken now could very well be rendered completely null and void by the decision of the Supreme Court expected this June."
Researchers found evidence; others dispute it
"There is no clinical evidence that vaccinating healthcare workers protects patients."
Marijuana not easier to get than alcohol among youth
"Lots of studies seem to indicate that minors find it very easy to get marijuana, easier than to get alcohol."
They admit they were wrong
Protect Families First
"The average age of first marijuana use is 12."
Providence City Council
"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."
Clearly not nearly
"The amount of money that we put into running our own state legislature is nearly as much as we put into the University of Rhode Island."
It's households, not families
"If the House of Representatives fails to extend the middle-class tax cuts, 400,000 middle-class Rhode Island families will see their federal income taxes increase."
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