Political Statements-Barrington
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As this campaign season comes to a close, I want to speak to all of my neighbors in the upper East Bay. It’s hard to argue that living in RI is difficult. Our state is beautiful and our people … more
Two years ago you sent me to the Statehouse to be a new voice for Barrington and Warren. In that time I have followed through on my promises and worked hard on the issues that affect everyday Rhode … more
According to numerous ratings, Rhode Island ranks as one of the worst states for taxation and business. CNBC rates that RI tied with Maine for 45th place, due to cost of doing business, … more
Seniors have worked hard their whole lives and deserve peace and security in their golden years. Working to do what we can to support seniors has been a priority for me since I served as the … more
In my previous candidate statements I talked about a variety of issues affecting Barrington and how I will address them if re-elected. Now it is time for you to weigh in on Nov. 6. Your vote is very … more
Building a strong community is one of the most important things we can do for Barrington. Of course having a thriving community makes our town more attractive and keeps our property values rising, … more
In May of 2017, Toys ‘R’ Us announced a $100 million infusion to re-establish its e-commerce platform. But they acted too late, and only four months later, the company filed for … more
The fourth pillar of the Barrington Schools Strategic Plan is “Parent and Community Engagement.” An integral piece of this goal should be effective communication—with parents, … more
Barrington Schools have a well-earned reputation for being great places to learn and grow. However as a community centered upon education, our work is never done.  We face the challenge of … more
The first pillar of the Barrington Schools Strategic Plan is titled “Student Success,” with an emphasis on the word “all” within the district goal.   At a recent … more
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