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Governor McKee Chief of Staff Silva Resigns! Breaking!

Governor Dan McKee issued the following statement on the retirement of Chief of Staff Tony Silva. “Tony and I reached a mutual agreement that it is in the best interest of the Administration for him to retire from State government effective immediately. I thank Tony for his many years of[Read More…]

by August 30, 2021



by August 30, 2021

Rhode Island Reacts To Supreme Court Edict Ending The Eviction Moratorium

  Rhode Island Leaders reacted vigorously to the impending eviction threat in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling. See: Supreme Court Overturns CDC/Biden Eviction Ban  Interestingly, Rhode Island Housing, the State of Rhode Island Agency tasked with distributing Federal Rent Relief, has so far refused comment, or more importantly,[Read More…]

by August 28, 2021

Rhode Island Governor McKee Responds to US Supreme Court Ruling Terminating Biden/CDC Imposed Eviction Moratorium

    “We are disappointed in the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and ask Congress to act to reinstate protections for renters facing eviction here in Rhode Island and across the United States. As we explore all available options to keep Rhode Islanders in their homes, we urge those[Read More…]

by August 27, 2021

Supreme Court Overturns Biden Eviction Ban! (Opinions/Order Attached)

  The Supreme Court has ruled, in the Case of Alabama Association of Realtors, Et A. v. Department of Health and Human Services, Et Al., that the Centers For Disease Control lacked the necessary authority to invoke a moratorium against evictions. From The Order: “The District Court produced a comprehensive[Read More…]

by August 27, 2021

The Update: America First Legal Biden’s COVID Catch & Release / SCOTUS Migrant Protections Protocol / Biden’s Order To Stop Independent Investigation Into The Origins Of The COVID Pandemic

AFL Partners With Texas to File New Complaint in Lawsuit Against Biden’s COVID Catch-and-Release Former Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol, Rodney Scott, Files Declaration in Case Yesterday, the State of Texas filed an amended complaint against the Biden Administration for its refusal to follow its own rules to prevent[Read More…]

by August 26, 2021

Congressman Langevin Update: HR 4 John R Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act / House Vote to Advance Build Back Better Agenda

Langevin Votes to Restore Critical Voting Rights Act Protections, Combat Nationwide GOP Voter Suppression Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted for H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, to restore key protections under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that were gutted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Shelby County[Read More…]

by August 26, 2021

Willow Tree Poultry Farm Recalls Chicken Salad & Dip Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

  Willow Tree Poultry Farm, an Attleboro, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 52,022 pounds of various chicken salads and dip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard white plastic the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ready-to-eat (RTE) various chicken[Read More…]

by August 26, 2021

RIPTA Notifies Passengers of New Federal Extension On Mask Mandate for Public Transportation

Mandate Has Been Extended Through January 18, 2022 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is advising passengers that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the federal mandate requiring face masks to be worn when using public transportation – including trains and buses. The mandate, which has been in[Read More…]

by August 25, 2021

Attorney General Candidate Calenda Applauds McKee “CanningGate” Decision: Calls For Transparency From Attorney General’s Office

  I am pleased to see Governor McKee request that Attorney General Peter Neronha conduct an independent investigation “into matters related to the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) wetlands application filed on behalf of Tony Silva for 45 Canning Street in Cumberland.” I called for this action yesterday because the[Read More…]

by August 25, 2021