May 20, 2022

Rep Cassar: Bans on abortion coverage is not good economic policy, not good health policy, and not good for Rhode Island

“…it is unacceptable for the legislature to control the reproductive lives of individuals on Medicaid and state...

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...

May 18, 2022

More than a dozen national groups call for passage of the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act

“Right now, there are policies on the books in Rhode Island that take away health coverage for...

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 14, 2022

Bans Off Our Bodies: Rhode Island rallies and marches for abortion rights

“Those of us who have worked in the abortion advocacy space were not surprised when that opinion...

May 13, 2022

AMOR and FANG disrupt Invesco shareholder meeting, arrests made

Invesco is the major investor in the Wyatt Detention Facility, and the key player in keeping the...

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 11, 2022

ECRI calls for legislation that furthers Act on Climate at Earth Day event

“Act on Climate has launched a new phase of climate action in Rhode Island. It has already...

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...