May 4, 2021

PVD Mayor’s African American Ambassadors Group supports full repeal of LEOBoR

“Anything short of a full repeal is unacceptable. The time is now for a full repeal, explicitly...

April 7, 2021

CDC Eviction Moratorium extended to June 30, but landlords are exploiting loopholes

The newly launched rental assistance program Rent Relief RI can be a powerful cure for what ails...

May 14, 2020

Black people in Rhode Island 3.3 times more likely to be arrested for pot possession

“The disparate arrest rates between Blacks and whites, particularly in those areas of the state with small...

March 20, 2020

Groups request that RIDE make school districts’ remote learning plans publicly available

“This act of transparency will serve two very important purposes. First, it will give officials in school...

February 24, 2020

House voting record on civil liberties negatively impacted by leadership

“Our top performers in the rankings were those most likely to go against the grain and vote...

January 19, 2020

Central Falls passes Community Policing and Immigration ordinance to codify protections from ICE

“No one should feel that they can’t call the police because they fear that they might be...

January 19, 2020

ACLU files brief challenging Federal Immigration Mandates on receipt of law enforcement funds

The ACLU has filed a “friend of the court” brief in the United States Court of Appeals...

October 31, 2019

AG Kilmartin sides with Trump on church/state separation case before the Supreme Court

One day before Christmas and a week before his last day as Rhode Island Attorney General, Peter...

October 31, 2019

RIPTA needs lessons in how the Open Meetings Act works

“I’m going to need you to gather up your stuff and come out into the hallway,” said...