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Where did members of the General Assembly land on the Rhode Island Democratic Party...

Not every Democrat elected to the Rhode Island General Assembly is a member of the Rhode Island State Democratic Committee. By my...

Substance use and overdose prevention PAC kicks off

Recovery, medical, and public health advocates started the Substance Abuse and Overdose Prevention Political Action Committee (SAOP PAC). The PAC focuses on public health...

Ryan Holt is a candidate for PVD City Council Ward 2, and a...

I spent some time this morning thinking about the intersection of lobbying, lawyering and being an elected official. These questions arose while I was...

No guarantees and plenty of risks associated with Elorza’s water monetization plan

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza is still trying to “monetize” the Providence Water Supply, including Scituate Reservoir. At issue is Senate bill S2838 and House...

With utility shutoffs on the rise, now is the time to bring back PIPP,...

The Home Energy Rate Affordability Act (H7900 / S2336), sponsored by Rhode Island State Representative Scott Slater (Democrat, District 10, Providence) and State Senator Elizabeth...

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 set of four legislative initiatives intended to...

Four bills that died in 2017 that should never come back (and five that...

The 2017 legislative session was, in many ways, a reaction to nationwide events, including protests held by Black Lives Matter and other civil rights...