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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 Senator...

Sunrise Movement once again asks Governor Raimondo to refuse fossil fuel campaign funds

Student activists from the Sunrise Movement delivered a message and a petition to Governor Gina Raimondo at the Rhode Island State House Friday afternoon....

Rhode Island passes law protecting DACA recipients’ ability to obtain drivers licenses

Rhode Island Dreamers with current or past DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status will now be able to apply for and receive drivers...

Maldonado bill to protect DREAMers heard in House Judiciary

Representative Shelby Maldonado's legislation, H7982, was heard in the House Committee on Judiciary late Tuesday evening. The legislation, the first of its kind in...

Rhode Island DREAMers tell their stories

"You are the face of this policy," said Representative Shelby Maldonado to the five young DREAMers gathered around a table in the Central Falls...

Rep Maldonado introduces ‘first of its kind’ legislation to protect DACA recipients in Rhode...

Representative Shelby Maldonado (Democrat, District 56, Central Falls) has introduced legislation, with bipartisan support, that will "continue the status quo relating to operator's and...

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...

Rhode Island is the only New England state relying on anti-labor, ALEC-inspired preemption clauses

No other state in New England has passed even one preemptive labor law. Rhode Island has passed two. Writing for the Economic Policy Institute, Marni von...

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 Treasurer Seth Magaziner and 15 young elected...