June 1, 2022

State House rally calls for action on gun violence in Rhode Island

“Ten years! It’s been ten years. That is long enough,” said Jennifer Boylan from Moms Demand Action....

February 10, 2022

A corrupt process from the core, Rhode Island redistricting wraps up

The process of redistricting and the myriad, spiraling issues it reveals does not tell a story. Instead,...

DEM denies medical waste to energy facility permit
July 14, 2021

DEM denies medical waste to energy facility permit

“We knew the proposal to burn medical waste in our community was bad news. Application denied!” tweeted...

June 9, 2021

RI elected leaders favor AG’s package of gun safety legislation

“Policy is just one piece of the puzzle, but a crucial one nonetheless,” said Nwando Ofokansi, a...

May 8, 2021

Lawmakers ask the Energy Facilities Siting Board to reject Sea 3’s proposed LPG expansion

“We respectfully ask that the Energy Facilities Siting Board fully vet and reject Sea 3’s proposed expansion...

Sponsors of bill to ban high-heat waste incineration facilities hit back against MedRecycler’s lobbyists
May 6, 2021

Sponsors of bill to ban high-heat waste incineration facilities hit back against MedRecycler’s lobbyists

MedRecycler has hired a lobbyist – George Zainyeh of Athena Solutions Group in Pawtucket – at a...

RI House weighs outlawing pyrolysis and high heat waste processing
April 9, 2021

RI House weighs outlawing pyrolysis and high heat waste processing

“This process runs against everything we are trying to do in our state to preserve our environment...

All the video from the DEM hearing on proposed pyrolysis medical waste to energy facility
March 16, 2021

All the video from the DEM hearing on proposed pyrolysis medical waste to energy facility

All the testimony from the RI Department of Environmental Management’s hearing on the proposed pyrolysis medical waste...

Local groups lead charge against medical waste to energy facilities in Rhode Island
March 8, 2021

Local groups lead charge against medical waste to energy facilities in Rhode Island

“I think that people are becoming aware that these kinds of facilities are not green,” said Catherine...

February 20, 2021

Homework: Testify to support emergency moratoriums on utility shutoffs

The George Wiley Center needs your help testifying in favor of a bill that would prevent utility...

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...

September 11, 2020

Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence wins big in primary elections

Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) endorsed candidates that support gun safety legislation prevailed in 19...

March 2, 2020

Petition against Communion Denial gathers 11,000 Signatures

Over 11,000 people have signed a petition urging the priest of a West Warwick church to stop denying Communion, and other...

January 22, 2020

Rhode Island pension fund divesting from assault weapons and private prisons

“In the for-profit prison context, growing your revenue means locking more people up. Which… runs counter to...