August 4, 2020

David Casey: Science does not say what the governor would like it to say

“In point of fact, the science does not say what the governor would like it to say....

May 9, 2020

Commission for Health Advocacy and Equity shares ‘urgent concerns and recommendations’ for reopening RI

“While… inequities and unjust systems were in place long before any of us came to occupy our...

January 15, 2019

Government shutdown threatens food assistance safety net

[From a press release] With the government shutdown continuing indefinitely, the Rhode Island Community Food Bank is...

October 31, 2019

Government shutdown may affect SNAP benefits, other programs; Money may run out in March

Courtney Hawkins, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (RI DHS) held a press conference...

March 2, 2020

Economic Progress Institute celebrates 10th Annual Policy and Budget Conference

The Economic Progress Institute (EPI) celebrated its 10th annual policy and budget conference entitled Budget Rhode Map:...