May 5, 2022

The Rhode Island Political Coop announces five new candidates

Five newly announced progressive candidates will go head to head against some heavyweight incumbents, including the House...

Yes, some people are businesses. But very few are in the top 1%
April 8, 2021

Yes, some people are businesses. But very few are in the top 1%

As it turns out, only a small number of pass-through owners are at the very top. In...

Debunking the Providence Chamber / RIPEC false claims about increasing taxes on the top one percent
April 2, 2021

Debunking the Providence Chamber / RIPEC false claims about increasing taxes on the top one percent

Among the many false claims the panel took on was the idea that the rich flee Rhode...

November 5, 2020

RI House Democratic Caucus votes Joseph Shekarchi as new Speaker

“I’m not prepared to commit to anything because we have a $900 million deficit. And literally everything...

February 18, 2020

Rhode Island is poised to pass a $1 minimum wage increase and that’s not good enough

“…no business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any...

November 21, 2019

Where did members of the General Assembly land on the Rhode Island Democratic Party bylaws vote?

Not every Democrat elected to the Rhode Island General Assembly is a member of the Rhode Island...

November 19, 2019

Rhode Island Democratic Party passes bylaws revision over vocal objections from Women’s Caucus

“I am urging you to vote no,” said Jill Sypole, “and the reason is this is not...

October 31, 2019

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...

March 2, 2020

Legislators supporting Speaker Mattiello do so at their peril

Supporting Speaker Nicholas Mattiello (Democrat, District 15, Cranston) may be politically costly to some legislators. Many Rhode...

October 31, 2019

Representative Amore calls for action on sexual harassment legislation to begin the 2019 session

Representative Gregg Amore (Democrat, District 65, East Providence) is requesting that the issues brought forth by the...

March 2, 2020

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...