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Rhode Island State legislative leaders answer business community questions

State elected legislative leaders answered questions about marijuana, the estate tax, the FY 2021 Budget, affordable housing, education, plastic bag bans,...

A short, simple bill that strengthens Rhode Island’s commitment to fighting climate change…

"First, it makes the carbon emission reductions… more stringent, more in keeping with current science," said Conservation Law Foundation Senior Attorney...

On the anniversary of Roe, legislation introduced to expand medical coverage for abortion

"The ban on Medicaid programs and state employees’ insurance policies covering abortion is just one more vestige of the time when...

Environment Council of Rhode Island announces their 2020 legislative priorities

"Perhaps most importantly, we face the climate crisis. We just experienced a couple of 65 degree days in January. Rhode Island...

Woonsocket City Council rejects two good government bills, vows to fight Attorney General on...

"To take a view that maybe all the former Attorney Generals were lax in their duties and now finally we have...

Speaker Mattiello leads the House in bidding goodbye to a beloved, conservative lobbyist

"Every important initiative that I have worked on, John Simmons has been at the center of," said Speaker Nicholas Mattiello. "He...

12th Annual Fighting Poverty with Faith Vigil launches anti-poverty legislative agenda

"We come because we share a passionate concern for those entrapped and oppressed by poverty in our state," said keynote speaker...

Representative Walsh joins the Rhode Island Political Cooperative as the group announce new candidates...

“I joined the Co-op because I wanted to be part of a real community with similar views,” said State Representative Moira...

Where did members of the General Assembly land on the Rhode Island Democratic Party...

Not every Democrat elected to the Rhode Island General Assembly is a member of the Rhode Island State Democratic Committee. By my...

Melinda López to Run for District 43 State Representative

"The dialog at the State House has been divisive, and has slowed down the progress of our state," said López in a...