Articles by: Pat Ford

Gun Wednesday? Rhode Island House Introduces 24! Second Amendment Bills In Person Testimony Only/No Remote Dial In! Seems Fair, Huh?

Rhode Island House “Gun Day” on Wednesday. 1:00 Afternoon Start. 24 Bills, 4 Days To Read Them.I mean, WTF?   House Bill No. 6616 BY Caldwell, McEntee, Batista, Knight, Cortvriend, Cassar, Amore, Craven, Fogarty, Ajello ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES — WEAPONS {LC3480/1} (Same as 21H-6482 –Prohibits the[Read More…]

by March 25, 2022

It’s The Most Wonderful Night O’ The Year! It’s Gun Night At Halitosis Hall

And A Friday Afternoon Data Dump To Boot! For You Educational Purposes … The Coalition will be reaching out to “both sides of da aisle” for the purposes of discussion. Scroll through, there are 5 pages here … A summary, in PDF form, than hotlinks to each piece of legislation.[Read More…]

by March 25, 2022

Officer Dolan Update: Revocation of No Contact Plus! Police Reports & 46G’s

Note: The first 2 minutes are muted, as we set up, while formalities were observed. It was a hectic day at The Kent County Courthouse, as a flurry of motions successfully sought to terminate the No Contact Order between alleged Pawtucket Police Shooter Daniel Dolan and his family, established on[Read More…]

by March 23, 2022

Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien Responds To Officer Dolan LEOBOR Status

In response to a request for comment from The Coalition Radio Network, Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien responded with the following statement: “The City of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Police Department were made aware that Officer Daniel Dolan, who is currently suspended without pay from the Pawtucket Police Department, was arrested[Read More…]

by March 21, 2022

Human Rights Watch Today Ukraine:

Ukraine: Deadly Attacks Kill, Injure Civilians, Destroy Homes Explosive Weapons Leave People Dead, Wounded, Homeless; Damage Vital Infrastructure More than 450 civilians were reportedly killed or injured in the first 11 days of the war, in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, as a result of Russian airstrikes and artillery shelling of populated areas,[Read More…]

by March 20, 2022

Confirmation: Pawtucket Policeman Dolan Spending Sunday At The ACI!

With details still at a minimum, as law enforcement sources are citing weekend hours, Officer Dolan is now taking up residence at the Adult Correctional Institute in Cranston. It would appear that a bail violation has been filed, eliminating the possibility that a Justice of the Peace or Bail Bondsman[Read More…]

by March 20, 2022

Flash! Accused Shooter/Pawtucket Police Officer Daniel Dolan Rearrested!

The Coalition has confirmed that accused student shooter, Pawtucket Police Officer Daniel Dolan has been arrested on what is being referred to as a “Domestic Disorderly Conduct Charge”, and is currently being detained. Attempts to reach his Attorney, Michael Colucci, were unsuccessful. The Coventry Police Department were unwilling to comment,[Read More…]

by March 19, 2022

Providence Mayoral Candidate Nirva LaFortune Issues Statement & Video

Providence City Council Member Nirva LaFortune has waded into the broader phase of the 2022 Providence, Rhode Island Mayoral Campaign with gusto, issuing a video which evokes the broader themes of her candidacy. From The Nirva LaFortune Mayoral Campaign: Today, Team Nirva is releasing a new campaign video “Running: For[Read More…]

by March 17, 2022

BLM RI PAC, Rebuild Woonsocket, The WATCH Coalition, Silence is Violence: 401, the RI Queer PAC, and Woonsocket Community Leaders make Joint Statement Following Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt’s Proposed Negligent Spending of Over One-Third of City’s ARPA Funds

On March 15th, it was announced that Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt had submitted a request to the City Council to go out to bid for a $26,000,000 “public safety complex,” the funding for which would include over one-third of the city’s roughly $36 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act[Read More…]

by March 16, 2022

Rhode Island Governor McKee Goes Electric! Sort Of? Announces Electric Vehicle Rebate Program To Significant Concerns

Governor Dan McKee  & “Energy Commissioner” Nicholas Ucci announced a rather flawed, poorly thought out, almost cartoonish trial balloon kind of Electric Vehicle Rebate Program today. Long on flash, (It’s got the requisite snappy gub’ment name DRIVEEV … Get it? Drive EV) but short on specifics, the announcement seemed more[Read More…]

by March 15, 2022