February 3, 2021

RI Senate to hear $15 minimum wage bills today

Nearly one-third of all female workers, over one-third of Black workers and nearly half of Latinx workers...

July 20, 2020

Community groups push for ‘Justice Budget;’ call for affordable housing, economic justice, and defunding prisons and police

“If Rhode Island’s elected leaders are serious about racial justice and protecting all of the state’s residents...

July 7, 2020

16 good government groups oppose voting bill before House Judiciary Committee

Today the House Judiciary Committee will be taking up H7896, a bill from the Rhode Island Board...

April 17, 2020

Advocates press Governor Raimondo to release more inmates from prison in response to pandemic

“It’s a public health crisis and we know it’s a ticking time bomb waiting to happen. We...

April 2, 2020

Hundreds attend online rally to convince Governor Raimondo to depopulate prisons

“The ACI and jails across Rhode Island are ticking time bombs for a coronavirus outbreak. Public health...

April 1, 2020

Progressive organizations unite to demand RI lawmakers rescue workers left out of stimulus bill

“We need the state government to step in and protect the countless working Rhode Islanders who need...

March 2, 2020

On the anniversary of Roe, legislation introduced to expand medical coverage for abortion

“The ban on Medicaid programs and state employees’ insurance policies covering abortion is just one more vestige...

October 31, 2019

Mattiello challenged for his comments on Roe v Wade codification

The following was released by four Women’s groups in response to comments made earlier on Friday by...

March 2, 2020

Announcing the campaign for a $15 minimum wage and fair wages

Today marked the launch of a coordinated campaign to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an...