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32 percent of Rhode Islanders identify as ‘very religious,’ 39 percent as ‘not religious’

Rhode Island has the distinction of being the most religious state in New England, where 32 percent identify as "very religious," and 39 percent...

Ending housing discrimination based on source of income

With the list of people in need of housing assistance vouchers growing every day, it is important that landlords not discriminate against those receiving...

Oped: ProJo, your bias is showing

Dear Providence Journal and to whom it may concern, This article (see: Editorial: No expert on R.I. energy) reads like someone in the pocket of fossil-fuel...

Fall River protests against water deal with Invenergy

Fall River residents and environmental allies protested the water deal between Invenergy, the Chicago-based company that wants to build a $1 billion fracked gas...

Rhode Island is the only New England state relying on anti-labor, ALEC-inspired preemption clauses

No other state in New England has passed even one preemptive labor law. Rhode Island has passed two. Writing for the Economic Policy Institute, Marni von...

The Special Legislative Commission to study the Energy Facilities Siting Act begins hearings

The House convened the Special Legislative Commission to study the Energy Facilities Siting Act for the first time Tuesday. This first meeting was strictly...

Boston rallies to free Siham Byah from ICE detention

The movement to #FreeSiham is heating up. Well over 100 people crowded onto the lawn outside the John F Kennedy Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts to...

New England members of Congress demand explanation from EPA over silencing of scientists in...

"We write to request information on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) role in cancelling planned presentations by three EPA-affiliated scientists in Rhode Island," begins...