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Rhode Island Republican Party: Why Are Democrats Refusing To Suspend The State Gas Tax?

From The Rhode Island Republican Party: Earlier this week, Governor Dan McKee, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, and Senate President Ruggerio announced a deal on next year’s state budget. It included some tax relief but did not include a suspension of the state gas tax. This deal was announced on[Read More…]

by June 11, 2022

CDC Rescinds Order Requiring Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Prior To Flight To The United States

  Today, CDC is announcing that the Order requiring persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, will be rescinded, effective on June 12, 2022 at 12:01AM ET. This means that starting at 12:01AM ET on[Read More…]

by June 11, 2022

RHODE ISLAND GOP STATEMENT ON ATTORNEY GENERAL NERONHA’S DECISION TO PUNT OPEN MEETINGS ACT COMPLAINT

Neronha decided to punt. Although he agrees that the Reapportionment Commission did not follow the Open Meetings Act, and he could not comprehend why the General Assembly would flip-flop on making the Reapportionment Commission subject to the Open Meetings Act, he won’t do anything about it. He criticizes us for[Read More…]

by June 6, 2022

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Notified Of Partly Treated Sewage Discharge Into The Blackstone River From The Woonsocket Treatment Plant

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is investigating the discharge of partly treated wastewater from the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility located at 11 Cumberland Hill Road in Woonsocket. DEM was first made aware of the discharge on the morning of June 5. The discharge is currently ongoing.[Read More…]

by June 5, 2022

Finally! Route 146 – The Rebuild: The Videos … The Speeches … The Design

A packed crowd, under a tent, met Governor McKee, RIDOT Director Peter Alvitti, Senators Whitehouse & Reed, as well as activist legislators Sen Jessica de la Cruz & Representative Brian Newberry, to mark the groundbreaking for the repair? renewal? of State Highway 146. Arguably the worst highway in Rhode Island,[Read More…]

by June 5, 2022

Just Say No! To Providence Student Masking! Parents Union Prevails! (Court Filings/Video Included)

  Flash! From The Parents Union: Under threat of litigation, the Rhode Island Department of Education has stipulated the following: The Mask Mandate inflicted upon the children of  Providence Schools is dropped immediately. The Providence School Committee has been “encouraged” to conduct expedited hearings, including Public Comment In Open Forum,[Read More…]

by May 28, 2022

Fare-free Shuttles/Enhanced Transit Service Connecticut State Parks & Beaches Program Renewed: Governor Lamont

  Governor Ned Lamont today announced that ParkConneCT, a pilot program launched last year that offers fare-free shuttles and enhanced existing transit service to various Connecticut state parks and beaches, will continue during the summer of 2022, launching on Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, May 28, 2022) and lasting through Labor Day[Read More…]

by May 26, 2022

Flashback: Attorney Gregory Piccirilli Eviscerates Barrington School District – Statement On Barrington 3 Court Victory

The scene? An October 2021 Barrington School Committee administrative hearing on the Barrington 3 … Teachers fired for simply demanding to maintain their body autonomy and continued respect for their religious freedoms … Watch as Attorney Gregory Piccirilli fends off a hostile Union Attorney, points out court precedent from a[Read More…]

by May 26, 2022

Rich Southwell: Observations On The Vindication Of The Barrington 3 (Decision/Video Included)

Richard Southwell is a member of the Parents Union, and the lead plaintiff in Southwell v. McKee, a lawsuit brought against the State of Rhode Island for their execution of a Student Mask Mandate. Mr. Southwell contributes to The Coalition Radio Network on both Covid related issues, as well as[Read More…]

by May 26, 2022

JUSTICE! Barrington 3 Teachers …. Win! Court Finds Barrington In Violation Of Open Meetings Laws!

  A Rhode Island Superior Court found today in favor today, of the Barrington 3, Barrington School Department Teachers fired for their refusal to comply with a local, Barrington only vaccination mandate. More to come!   justice.”   Check Out Our Tee Shirt Fundraiser For Doctors Without Borders In The[Read More…]

by May 25, 2022