Wednesday General Assembly Sessions, Hearings Canceled Due to Storm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Sessions are expected to resume on Thursday with committee hearings to occur as currently scheduled. Committee hearings that were scheduled tomorrow will be rescheduled on later dates.
See the Latest from National Weather Service Below
Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
402 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Eastern Hampden MA-
Southern Worcester MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, Willimantic, Springfield, Milford, Worcester, Foxborough,
Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth,
Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich,
East Greenwich, Warwick, and West Warwick
402 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 AM EDT
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to
14 inches are expected.
* WHERE...Northern Connecticut, Northern Rhode Island, much of
Massachusetts including Springfield, Worcester, and Boston.
* WHEN...From 8 AM Wednesday to 8 AM EDT Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
impossible. Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.
Related Slideshow: GoLocal: Benchmark Poll, October 2017
Next year, in November of 2018, there will be a statewide general election for Governor and many other state offices. How likely is it that you will vote in this election?
Will you definitely be voting, will you probably be voting, are you 50-50...
Definitely be voting: 78%
Probably be voting: 13%
What would you say is the number one problem facing Rhode Island that you would like the Governor to address?
Jobs and economy: 21%
State budget: 9%
Corruption/Public integrity: .8%
Don’t know: .9%
Recently, a proposal has been made to permit the issuance of $81 million in bonds by the State to build a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. If there was an election today on this issue, would you vote to approve or reject issuing $81 million in financing supported moral obligation bonds to build the stadium?
Net: Approve: 28%
Definitely approve: 15%
Probably approve: 14%
Net: Reject: 67%
Probably reject: 19%
Definitely reject: 48%
Don't know: 4%
The next question is about the total income of YOUR HOUSEHOLD for the PAST 12 MONTHS. Please include your income PLUS the income of all members living in your household (including cohabiting partners and armed forces members living at home).
$50,000 or less: 27%
More $50,000 but less than $75,000: 13%
More $75,000 but less than $100,000: 13%
More $100,000 but less than $150,000: 17%
$150,000 or more: 13%
Don't know/refused: 17%
What particular ethnic group or nationality - such as English, French, Italian, Irish, Latino, Jewish, African American, and so forth - do you consider yourself a part of or feel closest to?
Black or African American: 6%
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