Joanne Giannini Remembers Former First Lady Sue Carcieri

I have fond memories of former RI First Lady Suzanne Carcieri always being cordial and caring. I received a call from the Governor’s office one day in May 2009. Mike Cronin called and asked me...

Uncle Jay’s Networking List -Week of November 19th

Happy Thanksgiving week! Tuesday, November 20 5:30 - 7:30PM Jamestown Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours/Open House Jamestown Wine & Spirits, 30 Southwest Ave, Jamestown If you would like to host a coffee hour with Uncle Jay's Traveling Breakfast Network,...

Moore: Friars Win Saturday Shows Freshman David Duke is Key to NCAA Tourney Hopes

The fact that success depends on good guard play is the worst kept secret in college basketball. If a team cannot control the pace of the game and distribute the basketball they’re going to...

What’s Happening? The Tony Jones List of Must-See Shows

Thursday, November 15th  Minibeast @ Alchemy - Providence, RI With Andrew Cohen, Black Helicopter, and Gold Muse.  (8PM, $10) Friday, November 16th  The Hempsteadys @ Shelter Arcade Bar - Providence, RI Punk/Ska night with Stop The Presses, Sammy Kay, and...

Moore: Ocasio-Cortez Wisely Speaks Out Against Amazon’s Corporate Welfare

I don’t expect to find myself agreeing with US Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Bronx, Queens) very often (if ever). She loves big government. Ocasio-Cortez thinks its the  government can cure all of our problems. On...

Moore: Exploding National Debt, Local Government Liabilities Will Doom Us All

“Nobody Cares.” Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale There are two things that politicians care about: getting reelected and raising money. And the latter only ranks because it’s so intricately tied to the former. Tough decisions...

Uncle Jay’s Networking List – Week of November 12th, 2018

Tuesday, November 14 11:45PM - 1:30PM East Providence Chamber of Commerce Business During Hours Networking Lunch Davenport’s Restaurant, 1925 Pawtucket Ave, East Prov. Speaker: Heather Hudson, Governor’s Workforce Board Topic: PrepareRI, statewide initiative to prepare all RI youth with job...

Representative Joe Almeida: Why I Voted Against Mattiello For Speaker

I voted against the Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello at the Democratic Caucus last night. That makes me a member of the so-called gang of 21. I received such accolades and am deeply...

Giannini: What’s In? What’s Out in Rhode Island?

What’s In   Governor Gina Raimondo sailed to victory with 52% of the vote! Election Day was no surprise to many because polls showed her in the lead all along. She spent over $6 million dollars to...

Moore: I’m Relieved Nicholas Mattiello is Still House Speaker

I was relieved to see House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello garner the votes to keep his position as the “most powerful person in RI state government.” Yes, you read that correctly. According to reports, after a...