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NEWPORT COUNTY LEGISLATORS FORUM – APRIL 2, 9:45 AM – 11: 15 AM

The League of Women Voters® of Newport County, Rhode Island  http://www.lwvri.org/ LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS SPONSORING NEWPORT COUNTY LEGISLATORS FORUM APRIL 2, 9:45 AM – 11: 15 AM For the first time since the Assembly began its 2016 session, Newport County’s State House delegation will meet as a group with the citizens of Newport County. The meeting, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Newport County, will take place Saturday, April 2, from 9:45 – 11:15 am at the Newport Public Library, in the Program Room, 300 Spring St., Newport. All of the legislators representing Newport County were invited. At the time of this press release the following legislators are attending: are: Sen. Louis DiPalma, Sen. John Pagliarini, Sen. Teresa Paiva Weed, Rep. Dennis Canario, Rep. Lauren Carson, Rep. Daniel Reilly, and Rep. Deborah Ruggiero. League member Erin O’Gara Dollard will moderate the forum. Legislators will open the program with a brief statement. There will be questions prepared by the League on issues such as ethics, education, improving voting procedures, women’s health, as well as questions from the audience. In the past, these events have offered lively conversation and a valuable exchange of ideas between legislators and their constituents. This […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - March 24, 2016 at 8:50 pm

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Newport Daily News Front Page April 17, 2013 ALN Forum

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Posted by NewportAlliance - April 18, 2013 at 8:24 pm

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MARCH 23 9:30 AM – 11: 00 AM Free Forum – League of Women Voters

THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS® OF NEWPORT COUNTY, RHODE ISLAND FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS SPONSORING NEWPORT COUNTY LEGISLATORS FORUM MARCH 23 from 9:30 AM – 11: 00 AM For the first time since the Assembly began its 2013 session, Newport County’s State House delegation will meet as a group with the citizens of Newport County. The meeting, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Newport County, will take place Saturday, March 23 from 9:30 – 11:00 am at the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane in Middletown. To date legislators attending are: Sen. Louis DiPalma, Sen. Christopher Ottiano, Sen. Teresa Paiva Weed,Rep. Marvin Abney, Rep.Canario, Rep. John Edwards, Rep. Linda Finn and Rep. Peter Martin. League member Patty MacLeish will moderate the forum. Legislators will open the program with a brief statement about their priorities for this legislative session. There will be questions prepared by the League on issues such as ethics, education, gun control, as well as questions from the audience. In the past, these events have offered lively conversation and a valuable exchange of ideas between legislators and their constituents. This event is free and open to the public.  For more information contact Susan Wells, 846-9537.

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Posted by NewportAlliance - March 18, 2013 at 7:25 am

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Newport City Council Candidates Forum Thursday, October 18, 7:00 PM!

ALN Public Forum   Quick Links: ALN Volunteer Donate Alliance For A Livable Newport Presents: Newport City Council Candidates Forum Thursday, October 18 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Newport City Council Chambers Newport City Hall 43 Broadway, Newport, RI Alliance For A Livable Newport, with the support of the League of Women Voters Rhode Island Education Fund, will host the candidates for the contested Newport City Council seats – At Large and First Ward. The candidates will be questioned about key issues facing the City of Newport now and in the near future. Come hear the candidates’ views as you make your voting decisions for the November elections.  Free and Open to the Public Alliance for a Livable Newport              Isabel Griffith, President   info@newportalliance.org    http://newportalliance.org    

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 14, 2012 at 3:26 pm

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March 20 from 5:30-7:00 pm ALN League of Women Voters Workshop

The Alliance for a Livable Newport and the League of Women Voters, Newport County, will host a workshop March 20 from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Newport Public Library, Rotary Room, 300 Spring Street, to discuss the financial impact of Race to the Top and the particulars of the new Rhode Island school funding formula. *Space for this workshop is very limited. The Rotary room at the Newport Public Library will hold two dozen people. Please come early to make sure of a seat. Funding Our Schools-Rhode Island’s Role in Supporting Local Education Until the passage of new legislation in June 2010, Rhode Island was one of only two states that did not use a funding formula to help support local school districts. Rhode Island’s new funding formula has been in place for almost two years, and the state has also received new federal monies as part of the Race to the Top grant. What exactly is a funding formula and what does this all mean to local school districts? Alda Rego, Rhode Island Department of Education‘s Director of Finance, and Kristen Cole, RIDE’s Senior Finance Officer, will explain how Rhode Island’s school funding formula affects local community school funding and […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - March 17, 2012 at 9:23 am

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