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  1. Trillo touts Morgan's endorsement, Fung fires backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 |

    ... that John Robitaille, businessman and former Republican nominee for governor in 2010 who eventually lost to Lincoln Chafee, also joined the Trillo campaign through the release issued Thursday. "John Robitaille has a long and diverse history with ...


  2. 5 things you need to know about today's RI statewide primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... Island has only elected two Democrats as governor in the last two decades: Bruce Sundlun and Gina Raimondo. (Lincoln Chafee won as an independent.) During Sundlun's first re-election campaign in 1992, he was forced into a tough primary against ...


  3. Rhode Island Has a Primary Election Today. Here's What to Know About It.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... Raimondo, including Our Revolution, a group aligned with Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and former Gov. Lincoln Chafee, a Republican-turned Democrat who has sniped at his successor since leaving office. The race may test some of the national ...


  4. As Morgan taps Robitaille, Fung cites 38 StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    Republican candidate Patricia Morgan said Thursday she will ask former GOP candidate John Robitaille to serve as commerce secretary if she's elected governor, joining her rivals in promising a shakeup of the agency. Robitaille, who nearly defeated then-independent Lincoln Chafee as the 2010 Republican nominee, is the third prominent name Morgan has recently attached to her campaign.


  5. Morgan: Voters shouldn't give Fung 'a pass' on his record as mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... and Customs Enforcement to detain individuals wanted by the agency, reversing a policy put in place by Lincoln Chafee when he was governor. "I've always believed that we are welcoming to immigrants, but they have to have permission to come here ...


  6. GOP's Morgan: I'll tap Ken Block, Arlene Violet if electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... said he made the same offer to Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo and her predecessor, independent-turned-Democrat Lincoln Chafee, but neither took him up on it. Block did conduct a study in 2013 for Chafee on fraud in other state programs, though Chafee ...


  7. Questions Vargas' stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 |

    ... This information also raises the question: Why did she wait so long to leave the Republican Party after Lincoln Chafee did in 2007? Especially since she ran as a Democrat for a city-wide Council seat in 2016, just 18 months after she left the ...


  8. Politics | BREAKING: Chafee Says Raimondo Too "Scared" to DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Go Local

    Former Governor Lincoln Chafee said it's "inconceivable" Governor Gina Raimondo won't debate her opponents prior to the Democratic primary. Former Rhode Island Governor and United States Senator Lincoln Chafee called out Governor Gina Raimondo for refusing to debate ahead of the Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial primary -- calling it "inconceivable" and saying that Raimondo is likely too "scared" to defend her record on a number of issues.


  9. Politics | In 2014, Chafee, Cicilline, and McCain Were 3 of the Most Unpopular Politicians in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Go Local

    ... in 2014. While Ford's demise was tied to drugs, the public had other reasons for giving, RI's then-Governor Lincoln Chafee, Congressman David Cicilline, and the late and now beloved Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain were criticized for other reasons. ...


  10. News | Elorza Administration Improperly Paid Powerful Lobbyist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Go Local

    ... was hired by the newspaper to fight off efforts by the League of Cities and Towns as well as then-Governor Lincoln Chafee and Governor Gina Raimondo to eliminate the decades-old and arcane requirement that legal notices have to be published in a ...


  11. News | Projo's Glass House - Company Earns Hundreds of Thousands...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Go Local

    Cash-strapped cities and towns, as well as state agencies, have been forced annually to pay hundreds of thousands to advertise legal notices due to an arcane, outdated law. The recipient of the payments? When both Governor Lincoln Chafee and Governor Gina Raimondo submitted their budgets to remove the outdated and expensive requirement - what did the depleted Providence Journal do? Hire a lobbyist -- insider Joe Walsh -- to have the budget articles removed over the objection of the League of Cities and Towns.


  12. Live Videos | Sasse Says UHIP One of Rhode Island Government's Most Costly FailuresRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | Go Local

    ... Director of Administration for the State of Rhode Island. The UHIP program originally began under Governor Lincoln Chafee with a price tag of $119 million, but the project was expanded by Governor Gina Raimondo to a $246 million cost. Since that ...


  13. Rhode Island Senate race may be in play, as media and political pros obliviousRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | American Thinker

    ... He launched his campaign in Central Falls, a city he steered through municipal bankruptcy after then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee appointed him as its receiver in 2011. "The reason I'm doing this is, like many of you I'm dissatisfied with the ...


  14. Reed, Whitehouse likely to oppose Trump court nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... when Bush nominated him to the appeals court. (Rhode Island's other U.S. senator at the time, then-Republican Lincoln Chafee, voted for Kavanaugh.) "I opposed Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to a lower court seat because of his overtly partisan ...


  15. Chafee endorses Raimondo's Democratic opponent for governorRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is endorsing the Democratic challenger in the governor's race over incumbent Democrat Gina Raimondo. Chafee on Thursday called former Secretary of State Matt Brown hardworking and energetic and said he disagrees with Raimondo's policies, including using tax incentives to lure businesses to the state.


  16. Lincoln Chafee backs Matt Brown for govRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    A decade after they were rival candidates for U.S. Senate, Lincoln Chafee is backing Matt Brown in his Democratic primary challenge against incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo. Chafee, who became a Democrat five years ago, made the endorsement Thursday in a news release issued by the Brown campaign.


  17. Business | Founder of JetBlue Poised to Launch New Airline with Providence Hub, Say ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Go Local

    ... reports Airline Weekly. Neeleman is no stranger to Rhode Island - he was lobbied by both then-Governor Lincoln Chafee and Providence Economic Development Director Jim Bennett to bring the airline to RI. The effort was successful. As GoLocalProv ...


  18. News | Fung's Relationship With Carpionato Dwarfed By Senator Reed's Financial TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Go Local

    ... meet certain criteria of the United State Senate. Unlike his predecessor Senator Claiborne Pell, or Senators Lincoln Chafee and Sheldon Whitehouse, who all had one district office in Rhode Island, Reed has two state offices just nine miles apart. ...


  19. Chafee puts brakes on run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 |

    Lincoln Chafee, citing an internal poll and lack of support from Bernie Sanders supporters, has decided not to run for U.S. Senate against Sheldon Whitehouse in the Democratic Primary next fall.


  20. News | EDITORIAL: Deepwater's Success Has Many ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Go Local

    ... Then, when Deepwater's first phase - the demonstration project off of Block Island was fledgling - Governor Lincoln Chafee blocked out the chorus of naysayers and NIMBYists and pushed forward with key approvals to make the first phase a reality. ...