October 26, 2021

The RI Redistricting Commission hearing that wasn’t

The saddest thing is that this could have been avoided. Instead of stuffing this commission with political...

September 10, 2021

Rhode Island begins the process of redistricting

“We’re going to great lengths to ensure that this process is a transparent one,” said Senate Chair...

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,...

September 3, 2021

Get ready to testify on redistricting at the State House next Thursday

Public comment will also be taken. So make sure to get your testimony ready and demand that...

The next battle in Rhode Island: Redistricting
October 5, 2021

The next battle in Rhode Island: Redistricting

“The choice of choosing the people on the redistricting committee is a clear power grab and move...

June 25, 2021

General Assembly bill to end discriminatory process of solemnizing marriages is a moment for Pride

Not only should the Governor sign the bill, he should do so as a celebration of Pride....

February 20, 2021

Homework: Testify to support emergency moratoriums on utility shutoffs

The George Wiley Center needs your help testifying in favor of a bill that would prevent utility...

January 6, 2021

House elects Joseph Shekarchi as Speaker, begins 2021 legislative session

All the video from the first session of the House and the election of Speaker Joseph Shekarchi…...

March 9, 2020

Study: Speaker Mattiello blocks “real and impactful” climate change bills

“Overall, this… reflects a House that, despite its overall makeup, is held captive by a single anti-environment...

March 9, 2020

Act on Climate bill faces resistance in House Environment Committee

“[I]f states like Rhode Island for example, just say, ‘Oh yeah, you know, we don’t really need...

March 8, 2020

Business interests can now anonymously testify by text before House Committees?

“I just received a text message,” said Representative Robert Phillips, “a pretty lengthy one, so I’m going...

November 21, 2019

Where did members of the General Assembly land on the Rhode Island Democratic Party bylaws vote?

Not every Democrat elected to the Rhode Island General Assembly is a member of the Rhode Island...

March 2, 2020

2019 Rhode Island Small Business Economic Summit

Unseen by most Rhode Islanders, the Rhode Island Small Business Economic Summit (Summit), an annual meeting between...

February 27, 2020

The Small Business Economic Summit is the tail that wags the General Assembly

“I haven’t missed one of these summits since I was elected,” said Rhode Island Speaker of the...