March 26, 2021

Can We Fix It: The Rift Between Republicans and Democrats

In this week’s episode, Moira and Jen are joined by the House Minority leader, Blake Fillipi, and...

January 19, 2020

The negative consequences of Kristen’s Law were known and predicted; Our elected leaders passed it any way

“We know, based on decades of criminal justice based drug policy, that harsher penalties do not decrease...

January 19, 2020

Hearings this week on Governor Raimondo’s marijuana legalization proposal

The state Senate Finance and Judiciary committees will hold a joint hearing today on Article 20 of...

January 19, 2020

Lisa Peterson: We need to rethink how we approach substance use

The House District 68 Democratic Primary Candidate Forum held on January 28, 2019 was generally comprised of...

January 19, 2020

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...

January 19, 2020

Representative Walsh to Governor Raimondo on Kristen’s Law: ‘Real lives are more important than re-election’

About two dozen people gathered in the rotunda of the Rhode Island State House to protest the...

February 18, 2021

As calls for a veto pile up, Governor Raimondo says she will sign Kristen’s Law

As she was entering the hotel to deliver the keynote at the Second Annual Community Overdose Engagement...

January 19, 2020

RI Latino PAC urges Governor Raimondo to veto Kristen’s Law

Last week, the Rhode Island House of Representatives passed H7715, also known as Kristen’s Law, introduced by...

January 19, 2020

Ignoring reason and compassion makes for bad policy: RI House passes Kristen’s Law

Violating the tenets of both reason and compassion, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved Kristen’s Law...