May 20, 2022

Yes Rep Quattrocchi, the RI General Assembly can pass laws on the funding of abortion

“We are of the opinion that the enactment of the RPA did not amount to a constitutional...

May 20, 2022

Speaker Shekarchi and advocates call for investments in housing using APRA funds

“We know that not being able to afford a safe home impacts all members of a family...

Amended cannabis legalization bills introduced and on path to passage
May 17, 2022

Amended cannabis legalization bills introduced and on path to passage

“The magnitude of the cannabis legislation, specifically the state-initiated expungement piece, is without equal,” said Representative Leonela...

May 17, 2022

As taxes rise, Elorza Administration gives huge tax break to one of the richest property owners in PVD

One of the richest men in Providence, Arnold “Buff” Chace, is saving around $30 million on his...

May 13, 2022

Advocates protest again outside McKee’s office due to looming homeless crisis

Activists taped a large eviction notice on the door to the Governor’s office door, informing Governor McKee...

May 13, 2022

McKee and RIPTA search for partner to privatize the bus hub, gentrify area

Governor McKee and CEO Avedisian most likely issued a press release rather than hold a press conference...

May 13, 2022

McKee announces “Landlord Challenge”, will pay landlords to rent to formerly homeless

“Winter shelter subsidies are expiring, which means that hundreds more are likely to be living outside in...

May 11, 2022

The Trauma-Informed School Act prioritizes the mental health of our students

“I support this bill because I would like to see a more positive relationship between youth and...

May 13, 2022

Home Childcare Providers call on Governor McKee to settle fair contract

“We work hard, we perform to the highest standards, and we deserve adequate benefits,” said Alexandra Flores,...

May 5, 2022

The path to Medicare-for-All is through Rhode Island say advocates

“In 2009 the Episcopal Church nationally came out in favor of any government action that would lead...

May 5, 2022

The Rhode Island Political Coop announces five new candidates

Five newly announced progressive candidates will go head to head against some heavyweight incumbents, including the House...

May 4, 2022

Problematic Senate minimum wage study commission passes out of committee

“Unwittingly, I gave the Senate President a way to give the proposed commission the appearance of more...

Safeguarding Our Local Economies: Cooperative businesses on display at RI State House
May 4, 2022

Safeguarding Our Local Economies: Cooperative businesses on display at RI State House

“The social and solidarity economy is a different way of understanding the economy that puts people and...

Rhode Island rallies in response to leaked Supreme Court abortion decision
May 4, 2022

Rhode Island rallies in response to leaked Supreme Court abortion decision

“Our right to abortion is something that we fought for decades ago and ever since then they’ve...

May 3, 2022

McKee administration issuing cash bonuses to landlords during a booming market

“There are over 200 people, individuals as well as those living in families, currently staying outside. Winter...