Rhode Island’s Primary Election Day is Tuesday, September 11th

In Election 2012 by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Primary Election Day in Rhode Island is Tuesday, September 11th. Some information you need to know to cast your ballot. Voter ID Information No eligible voter will be turned away at the polls. Voters who do not bring an acceptable ID to their polling place can vote using a standard Provisional Ballot. The ballot will be counted if the signature …

Politico: Obama offers states $470M for roads, bridges

In Election 2012, Government, Roads, Transportation by Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

The Obama administration is making nearly half a billion dollars in unspent highway funds available to states that promise to use the money to create jobs and improve transportation. A White House official says Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will announce Friday that more than $470 million will be made immediately available for projects such as repairing crumbling roads and bridges. …

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News & Notes

In Election 2012, News & Notes by Greater City Providence2 Comments

Photo (cc) Joe Shlabotnik The Transport Politic: As the U.S. Presidential Election Begins in Earnest, a Study in Contrasts What is obvious is that Mr. Ryan has a dramatically different view of the role of government than President Obama; indeed, his perspective on that which Washington should be concerned is a deep expression of the conservative movement’s success in pushing …