Senate introduces cannabis legalization bill – Does it do enough for victims of the failed War on Drugs?
March 10, 2021

Senate introduces cannabis legalization bill – Does it do enough for victims of the failed War on Drugs?

“Unlike Illinois, New Jersey, and other states, this legalization proposal makes no provision for reinvesting cannabis tax...

February 23, 2021

RI Senate votes that abortion is not healthcare

The final vote was disappointing because of the number of putatively “pro-choice” Senators voted to keep the...

January 6, 2021

Re-elected RI Senate President Ruggerio forwards a progressive agenda

“Our solemn obligation is to ensure that every student receives a quality education,” said Ruggerio, outlining his...

November 12, 2020

Senators Ruggerio and McCaffrey retain leadership positions; Promise progressive reforms and legislation

“…we must insist on enactment of a clear pathway to $15.”...

November 5, 2020

Rhode Island voters prove that sexual reproductive health and rights are winning issues

“The voters of Rhode Island clearly support champions of reproductive freedom. It’s also clear that, as we...

July 30, 2020

With a month to go before school starts in Cumberland, school bus company won’t negotiate contract in good faith, say workers

“We want to make sure we get them to school safely, that they’re protected and we’re protected,...

March 2, 2020

RI Senate still allowing legislators to treat some marriages differently than others

“It’s much better if we keep them all on the same calendar, unsegregated, treat them all the...

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...

January 19, 2020

Young Democrats of Rhode Island PAC Announces 2018 General Election Endorsements

The Young Democrats of Rhode Island Political Action Committee (YDRI PAC) is proud to announce our 2018...

February 27, 2020

Magaziner leads young elected Democrats in letter against GOP tax bill

Noting that the Millennial generation constitutes more than one quarter of our nation’s population, Rhode Island State...