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A War O’ Words Emerges Between General Treasurer Candidates: Lathrop V. Diossa. The Subject? Pension COLA’s!

From The James Lathrop For Treasurer Campaign:   Bringing back COLA’s (Cost of Living Adjustments)   How would you feel if your loan application was denied because your neighbor had bad credit? This is what is happening with the pensions under the control of the State Treasurer and something when[Read More…]

by September 23, 2022

The Decision! American Trucking Associations, et al V. Peter Alviti & The Rhode Island Bridge & Tunnel Authority

  Hot. Off. The. Presses! The Stunning Decision That Caught The McKee Administration Flatfooted!  

by September 21, 2022

Rhode Island GOP’s Cienki To Gorbea Campaign: Better Lawyer Up!

    Friday, Sue Cienki, Rhode Island Republican chairwoman, filed a complaint with the Board of Elections against the Latino Victory Political Fund for their television advertisement in support of R.I. Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea. Their advertisement failed to disclose their top five donors as required by state law. Cienki stated, “While Gorbea[Read More…]

by September 17, 2022

The Woonsocket City Council vs. Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt

  Embattled Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt survives another day. An appeal to The Rhode Island Supreme Court (We await the RI Supreme Court written decision) postponed a formal City Council meeting to hear charges, and hold a subsequent vote for her removal. The charges levied by the Woonsocket City Council[Read More…]

by September 16, 2022

Rhode Island Republican Party Fires Opening Salvo At Nominee McKee #PawSoccer

From The Rhode Island Republican Party: MEDIOCRE MCKEE Rhode Island’s Democratic gubernatorial primary was one for the record books. Last night, approximately 110,000 votes were cast in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. This was the lowest total for a hotly contested Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial primary since 1994. This occurred despite recent legislation[Read More…]

by September 15, 2022

Update! Henry Winters Electrical Outlet-Projected School Reopening!

The Coalition Radio Network, as a measure of its commitment to the Pawtucket Community, will continue to report on the challenges faced by The Henry Winters School, so as to inform Parents in Pawtucket The Letter Sent By Pawtucket School Superintendent Cheryl McWilliams   Two approaches are being managed simultaneously,[Read More…]

by September 14, 2022

Rhode Islanders? Your Electric Bill Is About To Explode. Here Is What You Can Do.

A hearing will take place at The Rhode Island Public Utility Commission this Friday. While in person attendance is encouraged, there is a zoom link listed in the formal notice below. Please watch the video below, from a Rally held last week at The George Wiley Center, for perspective, and[Read More…]

by September 14, 2022

Sex Worker Group Files Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Overturn Harmful Sex Trafficking Law

  Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics Rhode Island (COYOTE RI) filed an Amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today, supporting the Appellants who argue that the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) violates the First Amendment. The case, Woodhull Freedom Foundation v. United States,[Read More…]

by September 14, 2022

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Endorses David Segal for Second Congressional Race

Sanders Joins Sen. Elizabeth Warren, RI Working Families Party, Other Local and National Leaders In Support From The David Segal Campaign: Sen. Bernie Sanders has endorsed David Segal for Congress. “David Segal is one of those leaders we need in Congress,” Sanders said. “As a legislator and as a grassroots[Read More…]

by September 9, 2022

ACLU RESPONDS TO PROVIDENCE MAYOR COMMENTS CALLING FOR REMOVAL OF EXPRESSVOTE MACHINES

  Today, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza called for the state Board of Elections to remove the ExpressVote ballot marking device from polling places for the September 13th statewide primary. Common Cause Rhode Island and the ACLU of Rhode Island call on him to retract his comments. Removing the ExpressVote would[Read More…]

by September 9, 2022