March 7, 2021

The fight for Rhode Island’s Green New Deal begins in the General Assembly

“Over the last year, our majority BIPOC led coalition drafted the Rescue Rhode Island Act to achieve...

February 23, 2021

Catching up with COYOTE RI and the legislation important to sex workers

“There’s no one more opposed to sex traffickers than sex workers,” says COYOTE RI’s executive director Bella...

February 18, 2021

Working Families Party: Nearly one year into pandemic, RI billionaire’s wealth continues to climb

As Rhode Island’s billionaire rides out the crisis on a rising tide of wealth, the state’s working...

February 11, 2021

Assessing the claims of anti-minimum wage lobbyists

When our elected representatives allow themselves to be deceived by the self serving claims of lobbying organizations...

February 2, 2021

‘Yes on 2’ campaign launches in support of $74 million 2021 Beach, Clean Water, and Green Bond question

The $74M 2021 Beach, Clean Water, and Green Bond will appear as Question 2 on the ballot...

February 2, 2021

Rep Morgan introduces resolution against conservative censorship by big tech companies

But a new report from New York University shows that Representative Morgan’s claims of conservative bias and...

January 26, 2021

The pandemic has changed the way the public testifies before the General Assembly, and it’s for the better

“Here we were, giving testimony about access, and I was literally having access,” said Jocelyn Foye, executive...

January 21, 2021

As General Assembly convenes, nursing home workers rally for safe staffing and fair wages

“The General Assembly’s failure to pass this legislation has perpetuated a racist system of poverty wages and...

January 19, 2021

Derailed by the pandemic, a bill to improve the Open Meetings Act is re-introduced

House bill H5032 “would require that all meetings closed to the public be recorded by audio tape...