August 15, 2021

Activists block entrance to Raytheon’s Portsmouth facility

Two people attached themselves to automobiles to block the main entrance. Other activists stood nearby holding banners...

July 30, 2021

RI Black Business Association issues state a failing grade after Disparity Report release

“Why did it take them this long [to release the Disparity Report],” asked RIBBA’s Executive Director Lisa...

July 27, 2021

PVD’s Pension Working Group membership skews right-wing, anti-worker

I noticed that you have groups like RIPEC and the Providence Chamber that are notoriously anti-worker when...

July 26, 2021

RI Poor People’s Campaign demands support from Senators Reed and Whitehouse

“We are here because this is the season of non-violent direct action,” said Pamela Poniatowski, one the...

June 25, 2021

Bonnet Shores Fire District election night: Tradition, Swamp Yankees and archaic voting laws

It was explained that five positions were open on the Council, two two-year terms and three three...

June 20, 2021

Reclaim RI responds to House budget that refuses to increase taxes on the one percent

“There is still time for the Assembly to do the right thing, and we hope that our...

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...

Dozens testify against the Wyatt in Senate Committee meeting
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...

Rhode Island State House Thursday, May 13, 2021
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,...

Rhode Island State House Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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,...

Rhode Island State House Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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...

Here’s how much money Rhode Island is getting from the American Rescue Plan
August 10, 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...

Rhode Island State House Monday, May 10, 2021
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...