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AG Kilmartin sides with Trump on church/state separation case before the Supreme Court

One day before Christmas and a week before his last day as Rhode Island Attorney General, Peter Kilmartin signed onto an amicus...

ACLU: Justice reinvestment undermined by General Assembly expansion of “Statehouse-to-Prison Pipeline”

A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island (ACLU RI) finds that, "the 'Statehouse-to-prison pipeline' got a little...

Cranston Action Network: Cranston residents denounce Allan Fung’s declaration that the Cranston Police Department...

On August 10th Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announced his intention to expand the role of the Cranston Police Department in identifying individuals detained by...

Burrillville: Building Invenergy’s power plant in direct conflict with Raimondo administration’s environmental and energy...

A great deal has changed since the Invenergy power plant in Burrillville was proposed and received the endorsement of Governor Gina Raimondo. Based on...

Rhode Island Attorney General files in support of CLF in Invenergy water case

"Perhaps the oldest branch of conservation law is the law of fresh water allocation. It is inherently the preoccupation of that body of jurisprudence...

Turmoil as Brown withdraws bid for Democratic Party endorsement

In one sense, there were no surprises at the 2018 Rhode Island Democratic Party State Committee Meeting on Sunday night. Everyone received their expected...

Ignoring reason and compassion makes for bad policy: RI House passes Kristen’s Law

Violating the tenets of both reason and compassion, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved Kristen’s Law on Thursday, a bill sponsored by Speaker...

Kristen’s law will do no good and cause significant harm say experts in addiction

Once we push past the emotive testimony of those who lost loved ones to overdose and are seeking some form of justice for what...

Narragansett Indian Tribe contract with Invenergy is terminated

"...as of January 19, 2018, the Water Supply Agreement between the Narragansett Indian Tribe and Clear River Energy LLC, executed on September 19, 2017,...

Not resting on a ‘win’ against fossil fuel compressor station, Rehoboth prepares itself for...

The environmental action group Citizens Against the Rehoboth Compressor Station (CARCS) is not taking their recent "win" for granted. In June 2017 Enbridge Inc...