As if firefighters did not have better things to do—like putting out the flames or rescuing people—now the General Assembly wants them to issue fines to people who remain in buildings when a fire alarm sounds. As if smoke and flames were not enough of an incentive to get people to leave if there was an actual fire. Which means that fines will really be issued in cases when it’s a false or faulty alarm. We’re not sure which is more annoying—the blaring sound of a fire alarm going off for the umpteenth time, or the state fining you for the experience. For more on this, see the most recent Hummel Report investigation.
- Deepwater forgot to read PBN
- Windy Pork
- Just in (no surprise): voters want more choice and accountability in education
- Another low ranking for RI
- Tax Day Rally
- Somebody has to sell it
- In case you missed it, and so you don’t
- Too risky for me but not for thee?
- ‘There are lies, damn lies – and statistics.’
- From our friends in the US House