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Power to the People

People’s Power and Light (PP and L), a local non-profit dedicated to ‘making energy more affordable and sustainable’, is holding its annual meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 6pm at Save the Bay Center.  The meeting agenda is dominated by a panel discussion entitled “Federal Stimulus Funds and State Funds for Sustainable Energy”. PP …

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Less Bear, More Bull

Apparently none of the federal stimulus money can be used for the polar bear exhibit after all, so we don’t have to hear about that anymore. (Even The Colbert Report took a swipe at us over that one.)  This was confirmed by Mayor Cicilline appearing today on Fox and Friends.  But let’s get back to …

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We Don’t Need Polar Bears

In Rhode Island that is. Today’s Providence Journal discusses the relative merits of certain proposed stimulus package projects, mentioning that the Roger Williams Park Zoo polar bear exhibit has come under attack in the national media. Among 607 pages of stimulus spending proposed last month by the United States Conference of Mayors — and now …

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