December 13, 2020

Food security, housing security and mental health for families: RI ranks near the bottom

“By measuring food security, the ability to make rent or mortgage payments, health insurance status, and mental...

August 3, 2020

Groups press for funding for mental health staff for Rhode Island students

“A concerted effort in increasing the number of mental and behavioral support staff – and reducing or...

February 27, 2020

RIght from the Start campaign seeks to support families with young children

“This is not a fight that can wait,” said Governor Gina Raimondo. “Any time we delay measures...

February 7, 2020

House Labor bows to Senate, hears minimum wage bill with no path to $15

“It would be much better to be on a path to $15,” said Alan Krinsky, the Senior...

January 19, 2020

Full coverage of United Way’s Monday morning gubernatorial forum

The United Way of Rhode Island held a gubernatorial forum Monday morning featuring four of the six...

January 19, 2020

Bishop Tobin supports efforts of RI Coalition Against Gun Violence on safe schools and assault weapons ban

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) has the support of dozens of crucial Rhode Island...

October 31, 2019

Maldonado bill to protect DREAMers heard in House Judiciary

Representative Shelby Maldonado‘s legislation, H7982, was heard in the House Committee on Judiciary late Tuesday evening. The...

March 2, 2020

RI NOW demonstrates free childcare at State House

Over a dozen children, aged 3-11 were playing games, coloring, doing puzzles and eating snacks in the...