October 26, 2021

The RI Redistricting Commission hearing that wasn’t

The saddest thing is that this could have been avoided. Instead of stuffing this commission with political...

September 3, 2021

Get ready to testify on redistricting at the State House next Thursday

Public comment will also be taken. So make sure to get your testimony ready and demand that...

The next battle in Rhode Island: Redistricting
October 5, 2021

The next battle in Rhode Island: Redistricting

“The choice of choosing the people on the redistricting committee is a clear power grab and move...

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...

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...

April 21, 2020

Joint Legislative COVID-19 Emergency Spending Task Force created

“While the Finance Committees will be doing the comprehensive work of putting the budget together in the...

April 6, 2020

Is turning waste plastic into fuel the answer to our waste management and energy woes?

Essentially, “you just took a fossil fuel, gave it a brief lifespan as a plastic, turned it...

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

Planned Parenthood Votes! RI PAC: Primary races provide victories for reproductive freedom

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Planned Parenthood Votes! Rhode Island PAC (PPV!RI PAC) celebrated the victories of...

October 31, 2019

Senate Committee shirked its ‘advice and consent’ duty on CRMC re-appointments

Just when you think you’re getting a handle on the issue of how to reconfigure the Coastal...

October 31, 2019

No LNG in PVD! floods the State House

Monica Huertas, campaign coordinator of No LNG in PVD! led a “Flood the State House” event where...

October 31, 2019

Raimondo introduces bill to change makeup and nature of the Coastal Resources Management Council

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has responded, in a way, to a Superior Court complaint made by...

October 31, 2019

Senate Judiciary takes up Reproductive Health Care Act

The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee took up the Reproductive Health Care Act (RHCA) (S2163/H7340) on Thursday, a...