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Caregivers picket in Pawtucket for better staffing and a living wage

Frontline caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities at The Arc of Blackstone Valley picket to demand better staffing, increased wages, dignity...

Senator Goldin and Representative Ajello file Reproductive Health Care Act

From a press release: With the backing of more cosponsors than ever before, Representative Edith Ajello and Senator...

Planned Parenthood Votes! RI PAC: Primary races provide victories for reproductive freedom

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Planned Parenthood Votes! Rhode Island PAC (PPV!RI PAC) celebrated the victories of 15 reproductive health champions in the Democratic...

Substance use and overdose prevention PAC kicks off

Recovery, medical, and public health advocates started the Substance Abuse and Overdose Prevention Political Action Committee (SAOP PAC). The PAC focuses on public health...

Sunrise Movement once again asks Governor Raimondo to refuse fossil fuel campaign funds

Student activists from the Sunrise Movement delivered a message and a petition to Governor Gina Raimondo at the Rhode Island State House Friday afternoon....

Exclusive “signing parties” for endorsed candidates only further divides Rhode Island Democratic Party

Some Democratic City and Town Committee are holding “signing parties” that are exclusive to only endorsed candidates As candidates work furiously to collect the signatures...

Eleven male state reps call for passage of Reproductive Health Care Act

“We are proud cosponsors of the Reproductive Health Care Act,” said Representative Jason Knight (Democrat, District 67, Barrington, Warren). “We, as men, stand behind...

Reproductive healthcare activists give Mardi Gras beads to legislators

Reproductive rights activists and volunteers offered legislators Mardi Gras beads in three colors; the color to be determined by where they stand on "Reproductive...

Legislators introduce the 2018 Fair Shot Agenda

Thirty-two State Representatives and two State Senators committed to advocating for the 2018 Fair Shot Agenda, a set of four legislative initiatives intended to...