April 28, 2023

RI House Passes Equality in Abortion Coverage Act: A Step Towards Equitable Healthcare

The Rhode Island House of Representatives passed the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act (EACA), ensuring Medicaid and...

April 19, 2023

Progressive reforms: Speaker Shekarchi addresses reproductive rights and innovative housing solutions

Rhode Island House Speaker Shekarchi anticipates a vote on the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act in April,...

March 28, 2023

Looming Medicaid Tsunami: Overburdened Rhode Island DHS Faces Renewal Crisis

Rhode Island’s Department of Human Services grapples with staff shortages and a surge in Medicaid renewals as...

March 24, 2023

Grace and grievance in the Rhode Island House

Representative Robert Quattrocchi was removed from one of three committee assignments by Speaker Shekarchi in response to...

March 16, 2023

Report: Affordable housing shortage has worsened in RI for renters with extremely low incomes

“When there isn’t enough supply, people are left with nowhere to go and often end up living...

March 3, 2023

Speaker Shekarchi introduces slate of bills to stimulate private development of affordable housing

Rhode Island Speaker of the House Joseph Shekarchi has announced a series of 14 bills aimed at...

February 27, 2023

Exclusive: Senator Mack talks renter’s rights, rally at State House Tuesday

Senator Mack talks to Uprise RI about a raft of legislation she’s supporting to enhance tenant protections...

February 20, 2023

Senate President calls for resignation of RIPTA CEO

On Friday evening, Rhode Island Senate President Dominick Ruggerio released a statement calling for Rhode Island Public...

February 13, 2023

Governor McKee boasts about tax breaks for businesses at Chamber breakfast

At the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Breakfast held at the Kirkbrae County Club in Lincoln...

February 9, 2023

Governor and new Housing Secretary hold press event on housing and homelessness in RI

Governor Daniel McKee holds first public event with incoming Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor....

February 1, 2023

RI House Committee assignments have been named

Conservative Representative Arthur Corvese has been named Chair of the Rhode Island House Labor Committee. Representatives Mary...

January 31, 2023

Representative Sanchez: Speaker Shekarchi is wrong to oppose investing in our schools

State Representative Enrique Sanchez writes that Speaker Shekarchi is standing in the way of improving state educational...

January 4, 2023

On first day of session, advocates steer focus to equal abortion rights

Reproductive rights volunteers and allies from The Womxn Project urged the members of the Rhode Island General...

November 11, 2022

RI General Assembly leadership votes held, Senate keeps tally secret

With the arrival of eight new Senators and eleven new Representatives, the General Assembly may look familiar,...

September 22, 2022

Campaign donations may supply a clue as to why Providence seeks to approve sweetheart developer deals

As a country, we all recognize the toxic effects that money has on our politics, yet when...