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...

August 11, 2018

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...

October 31, 2019

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...

October 31, 2019

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...

October 31, 2019

Rhode Island DREAMers tell their stories

“You are the face of this policy,” said Representative Shelby Maldonado to the five young DREAMers gathered...

March 23, 2018

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

Representative Shelby Maldonado (Democrat, District 56, Central Falls) has introduced legislation, with bipartisan support, that will “continue...

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...

January 8, 2018

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

The 2017 legislative session was, in many ways, a reaction to nationwide events, including protests held by...

November 30, 2017

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...