January 25, 2023

RI House debates potential rule changes

The Rules by which the House and Senate organize themselves serve as the operating system for the...

January 5, 2023

Speaker Shekarchi addresses Rhode Island’s housing and homelessness crisis in opening speech

K. Joseph Shekarchi spoke plainly on Tuesday after he was re-elected to the position of Rhode Island...

January 4, 2023

On first day of session, advocates steer focus to equal abortion rights

Reproductive rights volunteers and allies from The Womxn Project urged the members of the Rhode Island General...

January 3, 2023

Methodist social justice group brings prayers to the State House ahead of legislative session

There were congregants present from six Rhode Island Methodist Churches from across the state, including Newport, Lincoln...

November 11, 2022

RI General Assembly leadership votes held, Senate keeps tally secret

With the arrival of eight new Senators and eleven new Representatives, the General Assembly may look familiar,...

August 26, 2022

Jennifer Stewart is running for State Rep in Pawtucket’s District 59

“Recently, the year before COVID hit, I lived the five months in Finland. I had received a...

July 27, 2022

Nathan Cornell: Rhode Islanders must reign in the power of the Speaker and Senate President

Two people deciding laws is not a republic. It is despotism....

July 21, 2022

Pawtucket Rep Barros and challenger Jennifer Stewart tackle the hard questions at GWC public forum

Candidates answered questions on criminal justice, housing, climate, energy, reproductive rights, and much more....

July 6, 2022

Giona Picheco is challenging Charlene Lima in House District 14

“My motivation to run for this seat is that I’ve seen so many issues facing this community...

June 23, 2022

21 members of the House implored Speaker Shekarchi to bring the EACA to a vote – to no avail

“We, the undersigned, urge you to move the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act out of the House...

June 22, 2022

Important lead pipe replacement bill may not pass the General Assembly this session

“If you can’t count on a glass of clean, safe drinking water, you’re not free. And you’re...

Representative Ranglin-Vassell will not seek reelection in District 5, Providence
June 15, 2022

Representative Ranglin-Vassell will not seek reelection in District 5, Providence

“I am proud of the work that I have been able to accomplish these 5+ years. I...

June 10, 2022

Oped: Why Grandfathering High-Capacity Magazines is Unacceptable

“If the bill is amended to include a grandfather clause, it will become unacceptable, and the Rhode...

June 1, 2022

Rhode Island Legislative Black and Latino Caucus calls for passage of gun sense legislation

“This country has stronger laws to prevent women from getting and abortion and for banning books and...

May 4, 2022

Back to the Races, District 62

This week Jen and Moira sat down with General Assembly candidate, Kinverly Dicupe. They play dictator of...