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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,...

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...

Ignoring reason and compassion makes for bad policy: RI House passes Kristen’s Law

Violating the tenets of both reason and compassion, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved Kristen’s Law on Thursday, a bill sponsored by Speaker...

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...

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...

UNAP files lawsuit to preserve healthcare services and jobs at Memorial Hospital

United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) Local 5082 filed a lawsuit in Superior Court today in an effort to preserve healthcare services and jobs...

CRMC needs to reject proposed liquefied natural gas plant in Providence

In order for Rhode Island to truly become a leader in supporting renewable energy, we cannot continue to pour money into development of new...