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A Weekly Report Reflecting The Results/Statistics Of Back To Work Incentives Legislation

With a few filing cycles behind us, please: A. Provide the number of claimants who have used earned additional wages in excess of prior limits B. Provide the average amount of additional wages per claimant C. Provide the number of claimants who have effectively returned to the workforce D. Provide[Read More…]

by June 17, 2021

Bipartisan Legislative Group Demands: Actions, No More Words-Our Vulnerable Children Need A DCYF Audit

By Rep. Julie A. Casimiro, Minority Whip Michael W. Chippendale, Rep. Anastasia Williams & Rep. Thomas Noret Since 2016 the House Oversight Committee has been reviewing operations of the Department of Children Youth and Families (DCYF.) The result of these reviews exposed tremendous failures within DCYF — a direct correlation[Read More…]

by June 17, 2021

Direct Action For Rights & Equality (DARE) Announces Mother’s March

Organizers Are Demanding That Community Leaders Recognize Incarceration As Violence & End Collaboration With Police: Issue An Immediate Call For Community Resources Be Utilized In Violence Prevention On Friday June 18th organizers and community members will hold a Mother’s March to demand that community leaders invest in resources for youth[Read More…]

by June 17, 2021

Cicilline Remarks On Repealing Authorization For Use Of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution Of 2002 (H.R. 256 AUMF)

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor today during debate on repealing the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 (H.R. 256). A video of Cicilline’s remarks can be viewed by clicking the image below. A transcript is embedded at the end[Read More…]

by June 15, 2021

PAWTUCKET PARKS & RECREATION FREE SUMMER PERFORMANCES!

The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a number of free performances throughout the summer beginning Tuesday, July 6 and are tentatively scheduled to end Sunday, August 22, weather permitting.  All performances begin at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. There are seven children’s performances taking place at[Read More…]

by June 15, 2021

Video/Statement: Cicilline, Langevin, McKee Pushing For Stronger Federal Investments In Child Care

American Families Plan Invests Nearly $450 Billion In Child Care, Universal Pre-K U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and James Langevin (RI-02) held a press conference Friday morning with Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee to underscore the importance of federal investments in child care for growing Rhode Island’s economy from[Read More…]

by June 13, 2021

House Lawmakers Release Anti-Monopoly Agenda for “A Stronger Online Economy: Opportunity, Innovation, Choice”

Bipartisan legislation will restore competition to digital marketplace and rein in largest tech platforms Led by Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Antitrust Subcommittee Ranking Member Ken Buck (CO-04), House lawmakers today announced their bipartisan legislative agenda to expand opportunities for consumers, workers, and small business owners by[Read More…]

by June 13, 2021

Rhody Congressman Langevin Weighs In On Ransomware & Cybersecurity: Talks Russia & Sanctions! Challenges CEO On CISA

Coalition Reporter Pat Ford ran into Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin (D2) at The Genesis Center in Providence, Rhode Island, and took the opportunity to discuss the latest ransomware attacks on American companies. The Congressman is a member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission and co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional[Read More…]

by June 12, 2021

This Week At The Rhode Island General Assembly: Week Ending June 11, 2021

  Bill strengthening agreement between state, IGT and Bally’s signed into law Legislation sponsored by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) was signed into law by Gov. Dan McKee, strengthening the agreement between the State of Rhode[Read More…]

by June 12, 2021

Congressman Cicilline Announces Winners of 2021 Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced today that Angel Norquist from Barrington Christian Academy was awarded the first-place prize in this year’s Congressional Art Competition. The annual contest seeks to spotlight local talent and promote arts education, fostering the next generation of Rhode Island artists. Cicilline, who has run[Read More…]

by June 12, 2021