Boardroom Videos & Termination Letter: The Sad Final Day of RIPTA CEO Scott Avedisian’s Tenure

  Board Members of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority met today to formally accept the resignation of RIPTA CEO, former Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian. Citing contractural issues, the Board agreed to honor a 90 day severance clause. Me. Avedisian had not participated in the RIPTA health plan, and was[Read More…]

by April 17, 2024

Rhode Island Democratic Socialists Celebrate Formal Designation of Rhody Democratic Convention Delegate As “Uncommitted”

Rhode Island To Send Uncommitted Delegate to the Democratic National Convention-Grassroots Volunteer Effort Yielded 3rd Best Result in America From the Democratic Socialists of America-Rhode Island Affiliate: The Rhode Island chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America is celebrating the recent announcement of an uncommitted delegate. This victory reflects the fact[Read More…]

by April 14, 2024

He’s In! Woonsocket City Councilor Brian Thompson Announces Candidacy for RI Senate District 20, Retiring Senator Roger P

    Woonsocket City Councilor Brian J. Thompson, a prominent figure in the City of Woonsocket’s recovery from the scandal ridden Baldelli-Hunt Administration, has formally announced his candidacy for Rhode Island State District 20, currently held by retiring Senator Roger Picard. While he is recognized statewide for his involvement in[Read More…]

by April 10, 2024

It’s Official: The City of Pawtucket is Broke. City Suspends School Construction Contractors Payments. Letter to School Superintendent Included.

Despite Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien’s cheerful prognostications, the City of Pawtucket is suspending payments to School Construction Contractors, most notably the Baldwin School Project. It is expected, based on background conversations, that Baldwin construction will cease immediately. The Coalition has consistently maintained, given the behavior of the City, that the[Read More…]

by March 18, 2024

3 Southern New England Congressmen Included, as Jewish Dems Unveil 30 House & Senate Endorsements Across Country

    Jewish Organization Pledges to Mobilize Jewish Voters to Win Elections   3 Southern New England Congressmen, Jake Auchincloss, (MA-04), Gabe Amo, (RI-01), and Seth Magaziner, (RI-02) were among 30 House Representatives & Senators to receive formal endorsements for re-election from SuperPAC The Jewish Democratic Council of America this[Read More…]

by March 11, 2024

Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus Announces New Chair!

  The Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus is pleased to announce the election of a new Chair of the caucus, Jackie Anderson. With the upcoming 2024 election, Jackie is committed to the Caucus’s mission to recruit and support Democratic women candidates in all levels of government. “We need all of RI women’s voices to be represented. Whether it is[Read More…]

by March 8, 2024

Congressman Gabe Amo Update! State of the Union Plus! Bringing Home The Bacon!

  Amo Brings Advocate for Women in Construction Industry to 2024 State of the Union Vennicia Kingston is a mentor and champion for women in the building trades   From the Office of Congressman Gabe Amo: Today, Congressman Gabe Amo (RI-01) announced that his guest for President Joe Biden’s State[Read More…]

by March 8, 2024

Changes! Rhode Island Democratic Party Announces New addition & Departure

    Rhode Island Democratic Party announces new addition and departure From The Rhode Island Democratic Party:   Rhode Island Democratic Party (RIDP) Chairwoman Liz Beretta-Perik is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony Cherry as Strategic Planning Consultant to the RIDP team. Anthony will be working closely with the[Read More…]

by March 4, 2024

Woonsocket City Council Nixes Councilwoman Gonzalez VIDA Church Money Grab-Approves Community Cares Emergency Shelter Portion!

In a unanimous vote, with Councilwoman Vice Chair Valerie Gonzalez forced to recuse, the Woonsocket City Council approved a “pass through” grant to Woonsocket service provider Community Cares, funded by the State of Rhode Island, for funds dedicated to providing weather emergency shelter.     The Resolution was seemingly structured[Read More…]

by January 11, 2024

The Rhode Island Democratic Womens Caucus: Resolution for an Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza

The Rhode Island Democratic Womens Caucus Issued The Following Statement: Resolution for an Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza WHEREAS, the ongoing conflict in Gaza has resulted in immense civilian casualties, including a disproportionately high number of women and children, causing widespread human suffering and displacement. WHEREAS, this conflict has further exacerbated[Read More…]

by January 8, 2024