May 4, 2022

Problematic Senate minimum wage study commission passes out of committee

“Unwittingly, I gave the Senate President a way to give the proposed commission the appearance of more...

April 28, 2022

The bad idea that never dies: Pyrolysis is back at the Rhode Island State House

“We have stepped up, year after year, to oppose pyrolysis and bringing up the dangers of letting...

June 28, 2021

Immigrant Coalition rallies to get driver’s licenses for undocumented residents

“This bill will allow students to get to school. It will allow workers to get to their...

June 1, 2021

It’s time to pass the World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act

Over the past three years, the World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act has easily passed the...

February 3, 2021

RI Senate to hear $15 minimum wage bills today

Nearly one-third of all female workers, over one-third of Black workers and nearly half of Latinx workers...

June 25, 2020

The Rhode Island Politicians who take police money

Of the politicians on our list, the biggest all-time recipients of cop and prison guard money are...

June 16, 2020

We must fix our broken system, and institute single-payer healthcare in our state…

“We must end this broken system, now. Single-payer healthcare is the only ethical alternative. It covers everyone,...

June 18, 2020

Advocates push for licenses for all

“We need it. Communities need it. Women, children, families – will benefit from this bill.”...

January 30, 2020

Senate Labor passes $1 increase in minimum wage, balks at pathway to $15

“The original bill that we had forth, which I am a cosponsor of, would have created… predictability,”...

March 2, 2020

2019 Rhode Island Small Business Economic Summit

Unseen by most Rhode Islanders, the Rhode Island Small Business Economic Summit (Summit), an annual meeting between...

January 19, 2020

Winners and losers as RI Board of Elections decides on nomination paper objections

The Rhode Island Board of Elections (RI BOE) heard a string of objections to nomination papers decisions...

June 6, 2018

Exotic animal hunting bill stalked and killed by activists

Another bill that would serve the interests of a single wealthy entity was being fast tracked through...