June 20, 2021

Speaker Shekarchi on the 2022 budget: Tax cuts, affordable housing and more

Speaker Shekarchi said he is careful about the tax structure because “I don’t want to drive businesses...

June 15, 2021

Advocates press Speaker Shekarchi to increase taxes on the one percent

“In 2006, Governor Carcieri cut taxes on the wealthiest Rhode Islanders,” noted Martinez Youngs. “Because of these...

May 20, 2021

General Assembly passes good unemployment insurance legislation for the wrong reason

Republicans (and many Democrats, sadly) are saying that unemployment benefits are too good, and that people are...

May 18, 2021

Dozens testify against the Wyatt in Senate Committee meeting

Also: Senate Oversight Committee examines Providence Public Schools hiring practices in the wake of an alleged predatory...

May 18, 2021

Rhode Island State House Thursday, May 13, 2021

2:30pm Senate Committee on Health & Human Services SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION S0488 by Anderson, DiMario,...

May 12, 2021

Rhode Island State House Wednesday, May 12, 2021

3pm House Committee on Education SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION H5836 by Shanley, McNamara, Shekarchi, Solomon, Bennett, Vella-Wilkinson, Barros,...

May 11, 2021

Rhode Island State House Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony 2:30pm Child Care in RI AGENDA: Welcome Review Highlights from Previous Meeting Provider and...

May 11, 2021

Here’s how much money Rhode Island is getting from the American Rescue Plan

All told, Rhode Island state and local governments are set for a $1.6 billion boost from the...

May 10, 2021

Rhode Island State House Monday, May 10, 2021

10am Advisory Council – RI House Veterans’ Affairs This committee appears to have met out of view...