March 25, 2022

General Assembly can and must do more to lift children out of deep poverty says Raising RI Coalition

“After being ignored for so long, Rhode Island Works needs updating to better prepare parents to succeed...

March 22, 2022

Proposed bus hub to rely on privatization for funding – What are we giving away in the process?

“Here’s the thing,” said privatization expert Donald Cohen. “There’s only one group of people that will pay...

December 1, 2021

First payments in PVD Guaranteed Income Program already effecting positive change

“I’m sure I’m not the only one who works in health care who has the intentions of...

December 29, 2021

Governor claims groups opposed to the racist multi-hub bus plan have no alternatives – Actually they have three…

UpriseRI: Following up on that, Governor, right now there’s zero percent buy in from the community, right?...

December 29, 2021

E-bikes return to Providence

“While Jump certainly had a troubled end, the hard facts is that it opened up th city...

Senator Kallman and Rep Felix propose free RIPTA bus fare legislation
December 29, 2021

Senator Kallman and Rep Felix propose free RIPTA bus fare legislation

“Public transportation cuts across so many issues,” said Senator Meghan Kallman. “It’s a climate and environment issue....

RIDOT Director is relaxing schedule on Kennedy Plaza break up, making room for public comment, and more
December 29, 2021

RIDOT Director is relaxing schedule on Kennedy Plaza break up, making room for public comment, and more

“We’re taking every one of your comments, your suggestions, your criticisms, and I mad it a point...

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it
December 29, 2021

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it

Neighborhood, social justice and transportation advocacy groups urge Governor Daniel McKee to halt the rollout of RIDOT’s...

December 29, 2021

RIDOT’s “bewildering” response to Kennedy Plaza plan TITLE VI civil rights complaint

RIDOT’s written response to the complaint is superficial and flimsy and disregards the significant, disproportionate and negative...

December 29, 2021

House Finance considers budget amendment to save Kennedy Plaza

“Back in 2014, 60% of Rhode Islanders voted to pass this $35m bond to improve the vital...

Raising the RI Works benefit increase will lift families out of deep poverty
March 30, 2021

Raising the RI Works benefit increase will lift families out of deep poverty

The monthly benefit provided to families has not been increased in 30 years, while all other New...

December 29, 2021

Will the proposed multi-hub bus plan require RI to pay back past Federal grants?

Also: Black Lives Matter RI PAC calls on Governor McKee to “create a committee made up of...

Governor McKee dodges questions about his support for the dismantling of Kennedy Plaza
December 29, 2021

Governor McKee dodges questions about his support for the dismantling of Kennedy Plaza

“I’m happy to follow up on that,” said Governor McKee. “Keep this to the Covid, and I...

McKee budget fully funds Raimondo / DOT plan to dismantle Kennedy Plaza
December 29, 2021

McKee budget fully funds Raimondo / DOT plan to dismantle Kennedy Plaza

In an inauspicious start to his administration, Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee has included funding in his...

December 29, 2021

Title VI civil rights complaint filed against RIDOT/RIPTA plan to break up Kennedy Plaza

The complaint calls upon RIPTA and RIDOT “to take action halting this deeply flawed RIDOT Multi-Hub plan...