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Blazejewski to prefile legislation tackling sexual and discriminatory harassment at the General Assembly

Representative Christopher Blazejewski (Democrat, District 2, Providence) plans to prefile legislation ahead of the 2019 legislative session that would reform the General Assembly’s policies...

Environment Council of Rhode Island releases green report card

The Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI) released its biennial Green Report Card on Monday. The report highlights critical environmental issues that were considered...

Basic due process protections need to be added to red flag bill says ACLU

The Rhode Island ACLU released a report on Friday analyzing the "red flag" legislation (H7688 / S2492) being fast tracked through the General Assembly...

Attorney General Kilmartin opposes Invenergy’s power plant plans

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has announced his opposition to Invenergy's planned $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant aimed at the...

Update on ACLU lawsuit against state over “Harrington Hall” law: Shelter will not turn...

Below is a summary - prepared by ACLU of Rhode Island volunteer attorney Lynette Labinger - of today’s court conference before Judge William Smith...

In the midst of frigid temperatures, ACLU sues over law that will kick some...

“We have been involved in preparing this lawsuit because as an outreach program, our work centers on helping people who are street homeless -...

Public testimony at the Special Legislative Committee to Study the Energy Facilities Siting Act

Greater weight should be given to public input. The size of the board should be greater than three members. Fossil fuel power plants should...

Raimondo breaks silence on CRMC and Jennifer Cervenka

Governor Gina Raimondo declined to answer any of my numerous inquiries about Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) Chair Jennifer Cervenka or National Grid's liquefaction...

Second meeting of the Special Legislative Committee to Study the Energy Facilities Siting Act

The Special Legislative Committee to Study the Energy Facilities Siting Act held its second meeting on Thursday, December 7 in the Rhode Island State...

As more elected officials call for resignation of CRMC chair, Governor Raimondo remains silent

As of this writing, four more elected state representatives, Aaron Regunberg (Democrat, District 4, Providence), Marcia Ranglin-Vassel (Democrat, District 5, Providence), John Lombardi (Democrat, District...