May 5, 2022

The Rhode Island Political Coop announces five new candidates

Five newly announced progressive candidates will go head to head against some heavyweight incumbents, including the House...

April 20, 2022

Systemic racism and the Rhode Island General Assembly’s committee process

The way the Rhode Island General Assembly prioritizes bills under consideration is systemically racist and a product...

February 11, 2022

Dozens testify to ban sex between law enforcement and those in their custody

“In Rhode Island, as we stand today, it is still legal for law enforcement to sexually assault...

September 7, 2021

33 members of the RI House want Governor McKee to repeal or extend the vaccine mandate for health care workers

Science does not determine policy, politicians do. Uneducated and foolish politicians, more beholden to ideology than reality,...

November 5, 2020

RI House Democratic Caucus votes Joseph Shekarchi as new Speaker

“I’m not prepared to commit to anything because we have a $900 million deficit. And literally everything...

March 2, 2020

The battle for Marriage Equality in Rhode Island continues

“State sanctioned discrimination must always be challenged,” said Wendy Becker, speaking in favor of the bill. “Bundling...

October 31, 2019

Senator Goldin and Representative Ajello file Reproductive Health Care Act

From a press release: With the backing of more cosponsors than ever before, Representative Edith Ajello and...

June 22, 2018

The Uprising, June 22, 2018 – Fair Pay edition

“You have no idea Representative, respectfully, how much time went into this version. Every business group that...

January 19, 2020

Gun safety advocates celebrate passage of “red flag” and bump stock ban bills

“Our work is not done,” said Jennifer Boylan, volunteer leader for Moms Demand Action on Gun Sense...

April 17, 2018

Punching in and taking off: Fake quorums at State House committee meetings

“I’ll just stay here for your thing,” Rhode Island House Majority Whip John Edwards can be heard...

October 31, 2019

Eleven male state reps call for passage of Reproductive Health Care Act

“We are proud cosponsors of the Reproductive Health Care Act,” said Representative Jason Knight (Democrat, District 67,...

March 2, 2020

Legislators introduce the 2018 Fair Shot Agenda

Thirty-two State Representatives and two State Senators committed to advocating for the 2018 Fair Shot Agenda, a...