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CNN: Congressman Cicilline On Congress’ Role To Prevent Mass Shootings

  “We have a gun violence epidemic in this country. 316 people will be shot every single day. 106 People die at the hands of a gun. It’s a public health crisis. It’s an epidemic. It’s a level of gun violence that doesn’t exist in any other developed country. There[Read More…]

by April 18, 2021

Rhode Island Restaurant Industry In Uproar! Factions Emerge In Response To Successive “Do Nothing” Administrations

    Is it a case of “Paralysis Through Analysis”? Rival factions are beginning to emerge in the Rhode Island Restaurant Industry. And as a seemingly endless series of “C Suite” meetings occur, with little or no results, the Summer Tourism Season is in jeopardy, as restaurants around the state[Read More…]

by April 18, 2021

Twin River Card Dealers Seek To Break Ties To LIUNA Labor Union

Just months off of a bitter dispute with Management and Laborers Local Union 711 – LIUNA, Twin River Card Dealers have filed paperwork with the National Labor Relations Board to formally sever ties with the embattled Labor Union. Allegations of improper pension fund accounting …  cancelled health benefits … alleged[Read More…]

by April 17, 2021

Attorney General issues APRA finding in Lyssikatos v. Narragansett Police Department

    Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that his office has issued a finding in response to an Access to Public Records Act (APRA) complaint filed against the Narragansett Police Department by Dimitri Lyssikatos. As detailed in the finding, the Office of the Attorney General found that 14 internal[Read More…]

by April 16, 2021

Congressman Cicilline Remarks on Paycheck Fairness Act

  U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor today during debate on the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R.7), legislation that strengthens and closes loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act, including providing effective remedies for workers who are not being paid equal pay for equal work. A[Read More…]

by April 16, 2021

Cicilline Announces New Financial Resources Available to Help Rhode Islanders Pay for Funeral Services

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced today that, as a result of the American Rescue Plan, which Congress passed last month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing new resources for Rhode Islanders who have incurred a COVID-19-related funeral expense since January 20, 2020. Eligible Rhode Islanders may[Read More…]

by April 14, 2021

Congressman Cicilline Appears On MSNBC To Discuss Gun Rights/Gaetz Scandal/Infrastructure Plan

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke with Lindsey Reiser on MSNBC Saturday afternoon. Click the following image to watch Cicilline’s interview in full. Excerpts of Cicilline’s remarks are embedded below.   Support The Coalition Radio Network? Consider A Purchase From Any Of Our Vendors “The President articulated five executive[Read More…]

by April 11, 2021

RI Sen Sam Bell Calls For Corrections Chief To Resign: “Gina Raimondo Has Blood On Her Hands”

Breaking! Attending a demonstration held by the Decarcerate NOW Coalition, protesting living conditions and civil rights violations at Rhode Island prisons, influential State Senator Sam Bell called for, among other demands, the immediate resignation of Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, Esq. “There is blood on the hands of Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, there[Read More…]

by April 10, 2021


  What: A speaker program of family members and formerly incarcerated people regarding recent and longstanding abuses by the Brotherhood of Correctional Officers, followed by a march through Roger Williams Park When: 2 PM on Saturday, April 10, 2021 Where: Roger Williams Park, starting from the Temple of Music Family[Read More…]

by April 9, 2021

Pawtucket Based Community United 4 Positive Change Issues List Of Demands

Communities United for Positive Change (CU4PC) is a group of Pawtucket residents and community leaders who came together in Spring 2020, after the George Floyd murder, in an effort to address city-wide concerns about accountability, transparency, racism and abuse of power within the Pawtucket Police Department. Joao Goncalves, Chairman of[Read More…]

by April 9, 2021