March 10, 2021

Senate introduces cannabis legalization bill – Does it do enough for victims of the failed War on Drugs?

“Unlike Illinois, New Jersey, and other states, this legalization proposal makes no provision for reinvesting cannabis tax...

February 25, 2021

AG Neronha testifies before Senate Labor Committee strengthen penalties for wage theft and misclassification

Press release: The Attorney General will testify before the Senate Labor Committee tonight in support of his...

February 23, 2021

RI Senate votes that abortion is not healthcare

The final vote was disappointing because of the number of putatively “pro-choice” Senators voted to keep the...

February 4, 2021

Sunrise statement on the 2021 Act on Climate Bill

“…the Act on Climate Bill won’t produce meaningful action on climate change until approximately 2028. We have...

January 27, 2021

RIght from the Start campaign introduces 2021 legislative package for children and families

“Because I’d lost two previous pregnancies, being pregnant and giving birth to my beautiful daughter Amarie during...

January 6, 2021

Re-elected RI Senate President Ruggerio forwards a progressive agenda

“Our solemn obligation is to ensure that every student receives a quality education,” said Ruggerio, outlining his...

November 12, 2020

Senators Ruggerio and McCaffrey retain leadership positions; Promise progressive reforms and legislation

“…we must insist on enactment of a clear pathway to $15.”...

June 25, 2020

The Rhode Island Politicians who take police money

Of the politicians on our list, the biggest all-time recipients of cop and prison guard money are...

May 9, 2020

Commission for Health Advocacy and Equity shares ‘urgent concerns and recommendations’ for reopening RI

“While… inequities and unjust systems were in place long before any of us came to occupy our...