Rhode Island's pension reform legislation is easy to justify: Simply stated, it is politically and financially expedient in the extreme. It provides hundreds of millions of dollars in annual... more
In a recent story concerning the appointment of a new assistant fire chief in North Providence, Mayor Charles Lombardi was quoted as saying that "I want this to be a real Fire Department."
The Democrat Party has increased the cost of our healthcare plans and copays by deciding for us what should be in our plans. Now we must have coverage for such things as maternity care,... more
Today I received the gift of a bracelet. I consider to be very special because it was given to me to help honor the memory of George Nasuti.
George and I were professional friends. We had much in... more
As a graduate of Smithfield High School and a supporter of Smithfield's public schools, I am intrigued by the continuous shortcoming of the public school budget and the attention that is put on the... more
The notion that the Cumberland FOP negotiating team did not understand the concept of coordination of benefits (COB) is troubling. The concept, that an officer's spouse would take health insurance... more