June 23, 2022

21 members of the House implored Speaker Shekarchi to bring the EACA to a vote – to no avail

“We, the undersigned, urge you to move the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act out of the House...

May 27, 2022

32 State Reps call on Governor McKee to address DHS staffing crisis

“What exists now is a narrative from DHS that vacancies are being filled, but in reality, vacancies...

May 20, 2022

Speaker Shekarchi and advocates call for investments in housing using APRA funds

“We know that not being able to afford a safe home impacts all members of a family...

March 11, 2022

Speaker Shekarchi and Rep Speakman introduce a series of housing bills

The bills, said the Speaker in his press release, “aim to streamline development, provide more complete and...

Activists call on RI House to raise taxes on the one percent
May 7, 2021

Activists call on RI House to raise taxes on the one percent

“It is important to pass this now,” said Rachel Flum of the Economic Progress Institute. “You may...

Warren protests against white supremacy stickers posted in their community
April 19, 2021

Warren protests against white supremacy stickers posted in their community

“We’re going to take it seriously because we know it’s not kids and we know it’s not...

Oped: Rhode Island needs a dedicated source of funding for affordable housing
March 4, 2021

Oped: Rhode Island needs a dedicated source of funding for affordable housing

“Our bill creates, for the first time, a dedicated, consistent stream of funding to support affordable housing...

Discussing the House Rules with Representative Rebecca Kislak
January 15, 2021

Discussing the House Rules with Representative Rebecca Kislak

“I think the rules of the road are really important for setting a baseline and a common...

November 5, 2020

Rhode Island voters prove that sexual reproductive health and rights are winning issues

“The voters of Rhode Island clearly support champions of reproductive freedom. It’s also clear that, as we...

September 28, 2020

Representative Moira Walsh: The exit interview

“If you don’t mind, I would love to skip ahead to the very first thing that got...

December 19, 2019

Safe Water Drinking Act to be taken up by the RI General Assembly, again

“Toxic PFAS have no place in our bodies or our drinking water,” said Amy Moses, vice president...

December 18, 2019

Rally to support the impeachment of Trump draws hundreds to Rhode Island State House

“Make no mistake, it is a sad day when we as a country need to come together...

January 19, 2020

House District 68 Special Election a do-over for Speakman supporters

“This is all so quick,” said Democratic candidate for House District 68 June Speakman to her supporters....

January 19, 2020

Should elected officials be submitting bills that affect elections they are currently running in?

Representative Kenneth Marshall (Democrat, District 68, Bristol) introduced H5015 today, legislation that “would allow the board of...

January 19, 2020

June Speakman scores endorsement in House 68 special election

The Executive Committee of the Rhode Island Democratic Party Women’s Caucus voted last night to endorse June...