Tom Mooney is a general assignment reporter at The Providence Journal, specializing in narrative features. He has won numerous national and regional awards for his writing.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Tom Mooney
"The Providence Economic Development Partnership . . .which you [Cicilline] chaired, loaned $103,000 in taxpayer funds to one of your campaign workers. The worker never paid back the loan."
"We will spend $100 billion in Afghanistan this year, fixing roads, building bridges, training police officers, and more, [and] cutting the same things in our own country."
Recent stories from Tom MooneyTruth be told, PolitiFact Rhode Island turns 3!
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It's to light three birthday candles.
PolitiFact Rhode Island is now three years old.
We think it's a cause for celebration and, from what our readers have told us, they have reason to celebrate as well.
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