July 14, 2021

DEM denies medical waste to energy facility permit

“We knew the proposal to burn medical waste in our community was bad news. Application denied!” tweeted...

July 12, 2021

Clemency tour comes to Rhode Island with march on women’s prison in Cranston

The organizers are calling on Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee to grant clemency to five women in...

June 28, 2021

Coalition presents affordable housing plan that approaches the scale of the problem

“Over half of Rhode Island renters are cost burdened by housing and Black and Latinx Rhode Islanders...

June 23, 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?...

June 25, 2021

General Assembly bill to end discriminatory process of solemnizing marriages is a moment for Pride

Not only should the Governor sign the bill, he should do so as a celebration of Pride....

June 25, 2021

The Providence Alliance for Student Safety Coalition releases plan for student safety: Police Free Schools

“Police are trained to handle crime and disturbances out in the community, they aren’t familiarized with situations...

June 19, 2021

RentReliefRI could provide up to $200m to Rhode Islanders facing eviction

“This program is helping our agency meet our commitment to maintain housing for low income residents who...

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 17, 2021

Governor McKee suggests affordable housing crisis bigger than federal funds can handle

“The problem is large, right?” answered Governor Daniel McKee. “I don’t know whether there is enough money...