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Speaker Mattiello and Democracy vs Despotism at Chapel Grille

Over 50 people, representing themselves and more than a dozen different advocacy groups, gathered outside Chapel Grille in Cranston Thursday night armed with signs,...

Senator Bell abstains from voting for Senate leadership slate at caucus meeting

During his campaign then candidate now Senator-elect Samuel Bell (Democrat, District 5, Providence) promised his constituents that he would not vote to elect Senator...

Exclusive “signing parties” for endorsed candidates only further divides Rhode Island Democratic Party

Some Democratic City and Town Committee are holding “signing parties” that are exclusive to only endorsed candidates As candidates work furiously to collect the signatures...

State House rally held to demand General Assembly emergency session to pass Reproductive Health...

In the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy resigning from the United States Supreme Court on July 31st, The Woman Project organized a rally at...

Rhode Island passes law protecting DACA recipients’ ability to obtain drivers licenses

Rhode Island Dreamers with current or past DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status will now be able to apply for and receive drivers...

Exotic animal hunting bill stalked and killed by activists

Another bill that would serve the interests of a single wealthy entity was being fast tracked through the Rhode Island General Assembly only to...

Senate Judiciary takes up Reproductive Health Care Act

The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee took up the Reproductive Health Care Act (RHCA) (S2163/H7340) on Thursday, a bill that would codify the protections of...

Senate committee moves legislation that will continue driver’s licenses for Dreamers

The Senate Judiciary Committee passed S2678a, which will allow DACA recipients to continue driving legally in Rhode Island. The DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood...

Senate committee approves Charles Ruggerio for Narragansett Bay Commission

"Any suspicion that this is a conspiracy that has something to do with the potential acquisition of the Providence Water Supply Board and our...

Jennifer Rourke to challenge Michael McCaffrey in Senate District 29

"After much thought and consideration, I am proud to announce that I am throwing my hat into the ring and announce that I am...