January 19, 2022

MLK Day March for Education in North Kingstown takes on racial equity

“We just wanted to bring attention to and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and bring attention...

January 14, 2022

Did Senator Archambault gerrymander land he owns into his Senate District?

Senator Stephen Archambault co-chaired the Redistricting Commission that made last minute changes to his district that may...

January 18, 2022

Majority of PVD City Council supports unvaccinated police officers

“Part of ‘serving and protecting’ means following evidence-based public health guidance. Anything less is a betrayal of...

January 12, 2022

Wealth, power, and whiteness still dominate representation in Woonsocket

“…at-large elections could result in the selection of five members from the same district with other school...

January 11, 2022

Providence commits to redistricting transparency in rebuff of state’s back room deals

“The idea of eliminating, or at least avoiding one-on-one meetings with current elected officials or potential elected...

January 11, 2022

Rhode Island urged to pass the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act now

“Anyone who cares about fighting racism and poverty must realize that attacks on abortion and abortion coverage...

January 10, 2022

A solar farm in the Port of Providence needs your support

The new plan needs supporters, and the groups are actively searching for support. If you or your...

January 8, 2022

Education justice groups call for “equitable and safe schooling” during covid surge

“We face unique challenges as a society in these times. We must rise to these challenges by...

January 10, 2022

What you need to know about the Open Meetings Act during Covid

McKee’s new order allows public meetings by governmental bodies “to be held virtually for any purpose and...

January 5, 2022

DHS offices throughout the state have been closed for 22 months…

“The lack of assistance is a barrier that is preventing some Rhode Islanders from getting and keeping...

January 5, 2022

RI Rank: Rhode Island’s top legislators are both independent and accountable

It should surprise no one that legislators who have had to run against challengers are more responsive...

January 4, 2022

Religious leaders call for government action on poverty

“The coalition’s mission has never been more essential,” said Rabbi Howard Voss-Altman. “The unprecedented challenges of this...

January 3, 2022

How Barrington municipal employees got bumped to $15 min wage for 2022

“Human time and effort is worth at least $15 an hour,” said Barrington Town Councilmember Jacob Brier....

January 3, 2022

Ocean State Power Plant cited 33 times, mostly for emissions violations – activists want it gone

“Ocean State Power emits the same toxins like nitrogen oxide, formaldehyde, and climate change causing emissions that...

December 29, 2021

Greenleaf bosses fold, meet union demands in Portsmouth

“We encourage workers to continue to organize with each other both within individual companies and across the...