Wednesday, May 22, 2024

SENATOR SHELDON WHITEHOUSE -RHODE ISLAND

Extending Trump Tax Cuts Would Add $4.6 Trillion to the Deficit, CBO Finds Washington, D.C.—According to the latest report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), extending the Trump tax cuts for the next 10 years—as Republicans have proposed—would add $4.6 trillion to the deficit. The report, written at the urging of Senator Whitehouse (D-RI), Chairman […]

KIDS – FARM FRESH – SKYDOG FARM

FARM FRESH RI VISIT TO SKYDOG Last week, we had the pleasure of virtually connecting with Katherine Fotiades who, along with her partner Mark Phillips, runs Skydog Farm. We talked about the impact of education, the importance of community engagement, and ideas for the future. The Story of Skydog Farm Skydog Farm has been producing locally […]

SOUTH ATTLEBORO TRAIN STATION REOPENS

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Legislators celebrate partial reopening of South Attleboro Train Station STATE HOUSE — Sen. Meghan E. Kallman and Massachusetts State Representative Jim K. Hawkins will be present during the morning of Monday, May 20, starting at 6:45 a.m. to see the first trains leave the South Attleboro Train Station after a three-year […]

CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD

Mosquito Story Slam – Mother Nature Bass River Arts Campus Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 07:30 PM Price: $25 Register Sign-up for storytellers is at 7pm. Tell a true 5-minute story all about Mother Nature’s unique impact on your life or come to enjoy the storytelling of others. The Mosquito’s mission is to celebrate and […]

EARTHTALK: OUR RHINOS

How Is The Rhinoceros Faring? Kim Wahnke May 16, 2024 Dear EarthTalk: How are the world’s rhino populations faring these days?– A.K., Montreal, Quebec The rhinoceros, famous for its impressive size and striking horns, is one of the biggest land mammals in the world. Once widespread, the species has now become a symbol of catastrophic population […]

AUDUBON SOCIETY OF RHODE ISLAND

Start Your Summer in the Great Outdoors!    June 2024 Highlights from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island   Start your summer off right in the great outdoors! Come discover some of the amazing birds, bats, and insects that thrive in the Ocean State. Pick up a paintbrush at the new Maxwell Mays Art Studio or learn how to design a garden for wildlife. […]

RI ROGER A. PICARD’S “MEANINGFUL” EDUCATION BILL

STATE HOUSE – The Senate passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Roger A. Picard to place a question on the next statewide ballot asking voters to amend the state constitution to guarantee “an equitable, adequate and meaningful education to each child.” ROGER A. PICARD Such a constitutional guarantee would ensure that systems that are failing children […]