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Low-income Rhode Island families and seniors are missing over 11 million meals annually says...

"Right now, 148,000 Rhode Islanders are enrolled in SNAP. One proposal by the Trump Administration, aimed primarily, believe it or not,...

Revised Energy Facilities Siting Board Invenergy Hearing Schedule released

Energy Facility Siting Board hearings for Invenrgy's proposed $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant aimed at the pristine forests of...

First day of hospital strike a raucous and crowded day of defiance

With the union and Lifespan unable to come to an agreement for a new contract, nurses and other medical professionals at Rhode Island Hospital...

UNAP: The strike is on at Rhode Island Hospital

Negotiations between the United Nurses and Allied Professionals and Lifespan management have concluded for the day. The strike at Rhode Island Hospital will begin...

As calls for a veto pile up, Governor Raimondo says she will sign Kristen’s...

As she was entering the hotel to deliver the keynote at the Second Annual Community Overdose Engagement Summit in Warwick, I asked Governor Gina...

Raimondo introduces bill to change makeup and nature of the Coastal Resources Management Council

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has responded, in a way, to a Superior Court complaint made by Save The Bay and a letter from...

Kristen’s Law won’t deter drug use and will ruin lives, say addiction experts

Both medical professionals and the recovery community stand against Kristen’s Law (S2279A / H7715), which would give up to a life prison sentence to...

Civic Alliance for a Cooler Rhode Island holds candidate workshop on environmental and energy...

The Civic Alliance for a Cooler Rhode Island (CACRI) hosted a workshop for candidates and candidate staff on the economic and social justice issues...

Pain management without opioids: Rhode Island has a model that works

Former Rhode Island Department of Health Director Dr Michael Fine addressed the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council Wednesday afternoon on the need for multidisciplinary, non-narcotic...

Providence introduces PVD Safe Stations, for those seeking treatment for addiction

Beginning on January 2, 2018, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, "any person can visit one of Providence’s 12 fire...