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Libertoonian! “You Get A New Car Payment” June 21, 2022

 

by June 22, 2022

Firearms Policy Coalition: “These draconian measures run roughshod over the most fundamental rights of the people.”

From The Firearms Policy Coalition: Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee’s signing of three gun control bills: Last week the Rhode Island legislature passed several pieces of anti-rights legislation over a wave of objections by the people. Those bills ban standard capacity[Read More…]

by June 22, 2022

Parents United RI Reacts To Sexual Assault Bills & Media Victim Shaming

During the 2022 legislative session, Parents United RI has fiercely advocated for the passage of S2219 and H8230, which would close a loophole in the RI General Law that allows those in positions of authority to have sexual contact with children as young as 14 years old.  At present, the[Read More…]

by June 20, 2022

Now State Senate Candidate Lugo Retrains Sights On Democratic Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey

  In a stunning move, Now State Senatorial Candidate Jeann Lugo has stepped away from the Lt Governors race and stepped up to take on long time Democratic Operative/Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey, in District 29, Warwick. Mr. McCaffrey became the center of the Rhode Island Political Storm, after[Read More…]

by June 20, 2022

Morley Field Crisis Explodes! Former Sewage Processing Site Used As Baseball/Playing Field Since “1970s or 1980s” District 5 Councilor Gregor Demands Explanation At Next City Council Meeting!

  While other City Leaders stay curiously silent, District 5 Pawtucket City Councilor Clovis Gregor has weighed in on the Poisoned Pawtucket Morley Field Crisis,  …  and demanded the following: “More extensive and extended public notice period than the limited (abutters-only notice) which was expeditiously sought by Blackstone Distribution” “asking[Read More…]

by June 19, 2022

Pawtucket’s Morley Field Is Poisoned. A Generation Played There. Where Is The Urgency? The Outrage?

We caught up with Mayor Don Grebien, at a groundbreaking for a new fire station to replace the now closed Station 1. Afterwards, we spoke with him about the environmental hazards that are completely unguarded at a green space with full public access …..   From Emily Rizzo/The City of[Read More…]

by June 17, 2022

Morley Field: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons “Present In The Soil At Concentrations Above DEM’s Residential Direct Exposure Criteria”

Morley Field – Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Poisoned, yet played on. A generation of questions … Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons … Just what did Pawtucket City Government know …. and when? From The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management-In Response To Inquiries By The Coalition Radio Network DEM received an application for[Read More…]

by June 16, 2022

ADVOCATES THE ARC APPLAUD SENATE VOTE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN

The Arc Rhode Island and families in its special education group, SPEAR, applaud the Rhode Island State Senate for unanimously voting to pass Senate Bill 2573 last night. This bill creates an impartial state agency: an Ombudsman for Special Education and is charged with ensuring compliance by RI schools and school[Read More…]

by June 15, 2022

Tidewater Landing In Trouble? Rhode Island Commerce Corp To Meet For Third Time In Three Weeks To Discuss Bailout

The Rumor Mill: Pawtucket Mayor Grebien Has To Come Up With 10 Million Of City Money .. And He Can’t Find It The Coalition Radio Network Will Livestream The Public Portions Of Today’s Commerce Corp Board Meeting! Watch Live On The Coalition Facebook Channel! Governor McKee Still Non Committal On[Read More…]

by June 14, 2022

This Week At The Rhode Island General Assembly: Week Ending June 10, 2022

House Finance Committee approves 2023 state budget bill The House Finance Committee has approved a $13.6 billion state budget (2022-H 7123A) for the 2023 fiscal year that provides targeted taxpayer relief and directs spending of the remainder of the state’s American Rescue Act Plan (ARPA) funds to strengthening existing commitments. The[Read More…]

by June 12, 2022