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Moira Hinderer: Pass S0789/H5707 and protect Rhode Island families

I gave birth to my daughter June under tough circumstances. She was born at 29 weeks, weighing 2lbs 3oz. The last thing...

Parents and advocates urge House Speaker to pass H5707 to modernize outdated parentage laws

Rhode Island urgently needs to update our parentage laws which haven’t changed since the 1970’s. The Senate unanimously passed the Parentage...

DARE bill to establish fair occupational licenses stalls in the House

“It’s not right that people have served their time and still can’t make a living and support their families,” said Meko...

ACLU: blogger subjected to court “gag order” after he posted a blog about Hopkinton...

In a case raising important First Amendment issues for the Internet age, the ACLU of Rhode Island has taken on the defense...

Herb Weiss: Religious groups urge House to combat antisemitism and racism

For the second year in a row, the Rhode Island General Assembly’s Senate Judiciary Committee heard a resolution, introduced by State Senator...

Senate Judiciary Committee passes resolution denouncing and opposing white nationalism and neo-Nazism

An amended version of a Senate Resolution denouncing and opposing white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups passed the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday evening....

Nesselbush introduces Senate resolution denouncing white nationalism and neo-Nazi groups in Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Senator Donna Nesselbush (Democrat, District 15, Pawtucket) has introduced a resolution (S0829) that denounces and opposes white nationalism and...

Rhode Island House considers creating a study commission to examine laws on sex work

The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony Tuesday evening from 18 people in favor of creating a special House Commission to study the...

House Judiciary hears testimony on occupational licenses for the formerly incarcerated

The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony on Tuesday on H5683, a bill that would prevent justice-involved Rhode Islanders from being denied an...

No takers during public comment for Central Falls Detention Facility Corporation board meeting

The Central Falls Detention Facility Corporation Board (CFDFC) met Wednesday morning to discuss the lawsuit filed against the Board and Central Falls...