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Gloria Steinem and former NARAL president back Matt Brown, say Raimondo not to be...

The Matt Brown for Governor campaign has released a letter, signed by prominent women’s rights advocate Gloria Steinem, former NARAL Pro-Choice America (NARAL) President...

Senate Committee shirked its ‘advice and consent’ duty on CRMC re-appointments

Just when you think you're getting a handle on the issue of how to reconfigure the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) so that the...

No LNG in PVD! floods the State House

Monica Huertas, campaign coordinator of No LNG in PVD! led a "Flood the State House" event where nearly seventy people called on Governor Gina...

Andrew Maguire to run for Pawtucket City Council District 4, endorsed by Senator Calkin

Andrew “Drew” Maguire, candidate for Pawtucket City Council District 4, was excited to receive the Endorsement of Senator Jeanine Calkin (Democrat, District 30, Warwick)....

Senate Judiciary takes up Reproductive Health Care Act

The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee took up the Reproductive Health Care Act (RHCA) (S2163/H7340) on Thursday, a bill that would codify the protections of...

Matt Brown launches campaign for governor

After being introduced by his daughter, Ella, Democratic candidate for Governor of Rhode Island Matt Brown started by talking about an "old friend... who...

Let Women Lead – Women candidates hold meet and greet at Rhode Island State...

More than 13 women running for public office in Rhode Island held a meet and greet on the lawn of the Rhode Island State...

Testimony Project: Rhode Island Franchisee Association against a living wage

Welcome to UpriseRI's Testimony Project. This project will make public and easily accessible the written testimony of the various lobbying groups that work the...

What does it mean to be a Democrat?

The Platform Committee of the Rhode Island Democratic Party (RIDP) is supposed to be putting together a document that expresses the Party's values for...

Rhode Island’s annual battle for increasing the minimum wage stacked against workers

I was late getting to room 212 at the Rhode Island State House, where the Senate Committee on Labor, chaired by Senator Paul Fogarty...