RI Reaches Next Milestone in RI Gives Vax Challenge: Governor McKee, Rhode Island Foundation Announce $150,000 in Grants to Nonprofits as Part of Initiative To Encourage Rhode Islanders to Get Vaccinated

  Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Foundation announced today that they will award another $150,000 in grants to nonprofits on the frontlines of responding to COVID-19 as part of the RI Gives Vax Challenge. With this third round of grants, more than 15,000 people have now gotten their first dose[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

Governor McKee Signs Multiple Bills Supporting Women’s Health and Equity

Governor Dan McKee was joined by Representatives Justine A. Caldwell, Susan Donovan, Carol Hagan McEntee, and Katherine S. Kazarian; Senators Gayle Goldin, Valarie J. Lawson, and V. Susan Sosnowski; House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi; Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio; and women’s advocates and organizations today for the ceremonial signing of multiple pieces[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

Joint Statement from Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont

“We are appalled at the findings of the independent investigation by the New York Attorney General. Governor Cuomo should resign from office.”

by August 4, 2021

The City of Pawtucket & The Elisha Project Form Official Partnership

The City of Pawtucket and the Elisha Project have announced their official partnership to make the Elisha Project the official food rescue and food insecurity partner of the city. The partnership was memorialized through the Mayor’s Executive Order 2021-0001. “The City is always looking for ways to partner with our[Read More…]

by July 28, 2021

Center For Disease Control: Guidance for Implementing COVID-19 Prevention Strategies in the Context of Varying Community Transmission Levels & Vaccination Coverage


by July 27, 2021


“As you can see below, your support has allowed us to launch some of the most important legal battles for the future of the county — Donald Trump Acolyte Stephen Miller, in a message to his supporters VICTORIES MAJOR LEGAL VICTORY: COURT GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND CLASS CERTIFICATION IN USDA’S[Read More…]

by July 26, 2021

Pawtucket RI Planning Commission Votes To Approve Preliminary Soccer Stadium Plan (Video Included)

In a Planning Meeting held virtually, Tuesday Evening, members of the Pawtucket Planning Commission voted unanimously, 4-0, to approve, per Jay Rosa (Pawtucket Planning and Redevelopment) the preliminary plan associated with the soccer stadium component of the proposed Tidewater Landing mixed-use development project Mr. Rosa went on to explain: “Referred[Read More…]

by July 21, 2021

California Attorney General Bonta Announces Proposed $26 Billion Multi-State Settlement with Opioid Distributors and Opioid Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson

 Editor’s Note: Rhode Island Is Not Part Of This Settlement -Connecticut & Massachusetts Did Elect To Participate. Per The Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office, Rhode Island Is Still Reviewing Their Potential Participation In The Case California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced a historic $26 billion settlement that will help[Read More…]

by July 21, 2021

Joint Statement from Governor McKee, RI Department of Education, Providence Teachers Union, Providence Public School District on Tentative Contract Agreement

Reporter’s Note: Actual detail on the Proposed Teacher’s Contract will not be released until the Teacher’s Union has had a chance to disseminate …. The following is a joint statement from Governor Dan McKee, Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, Providence Teachers Union President Maribeth Calabro, and Providence[Read More…]

by July 20, 2021

Rebuild Woonsocket: Federal ARPA Funds are an ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’ to Invest in the Community

Rebuild Woonsocket, a grassroots organization committed to mobilizing the community, is calling on the city government to do a more thorough job of gathering public input on how to use the over $36 million of ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funds that we’re receiving from the federal government, to help[Read More…]

by July 20, 2021