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May 16 2023

Convergence, not silos. RI Kids Count Factbook and more this week – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer This coming week beginning May 15 promises to be a wild one, filled with ...
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May 9 2023

“People are building their careers off of our bodies” – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Photo: Roxanne Newman, Ph.D. candidate in public health, Brown University On Thursday, May 4, ...
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Apr 25 2023

Life outside the news bubble. Administrative fails, AG’s involvement grows – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Life outside the news bubble The sagas of 181 Cumberland St. in Woonsocket, Memorial ...
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Apr 4 2023

Women at higher risk of housing insecurity – Richard Asinof

New research by HousingWorks RI captures a significant gender gap by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Women may hold up ...
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Mar 28 2023

Culture war on Rhode Island’s behavioral health infrastructure – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer, commentary Photo: Brian Daniels, OMB, Director James Thorsen, and Elena Merson, CFO, testifying at ...
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Mar 21 2023

The big Medicaid eligibility test: Recertifying 1/3 of Rhode Island residents – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Photo: Lori Whittemore, Director of Patient Access Services at Providence Community Health Centers, introduced ...
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Mar 14 2023

Legislation proposes $200M to increase Medicaid rates in Rhode Island – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer As the process to enact the 2024 state budget winds its way through the ...
Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha

Mar 7 2023

Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha, public health advocate – part two – Richard Asinof

PART Two R.I. Attorney General Peter Neronha shared in great detail the worries that keep him up late at night, ...
AG Peter Neronha

Feb 28 2023

Rhode Island Attorney General Neronha sounds the alarm – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer PART OneLast week, Attorney General Peter Neronha spent more than an hour sharing his ...

Homeless in RI: On hoping to jumpstart action – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer, commentary Editor's Note: This is the 2nd part of an article published by Richard ...