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Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline (D1): The Weekly Update

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke with Mike Emanuel on CNN this afternoon.  Click the following image to watch Cicilline’s interview in full. Excerpts of Cicilline’s remarks are embedded below. “The administration is approaching this in exactly the right way – really focusing on the underlying reasons for migration, understanding what’s[Read More…]

by July 5, 2021

This Week In America First Legal

Trump Acolyte Stephen Miller Led Organization Continues To Assert Their Vision MAJOR LEGAL VICTORY: COURT GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND CLASS CERTIFICATION IN USDA’S RACIALLY-BASED DEBT RELIEF PROGRAM The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas certified two proposed classes of plaintiffs and granted a preliminary injunction that[Read More…]

by July 4, 2021

COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS AT STATEHOUSE; DEMAND PASSING OF BILLS IN THE WAKE OF TRIPLED ICE DETAINEES AT WYATT

Community organizers from Never Again Action Rhode Island appeared at the Statehouse on Tuesday to demand that the Wyatt Bills be brought to a vote on the floor of the house. The bills, HB 5749, HB 5776, and HB 5750, introduced by State Rep. Joshua Giraldo of Central Falls, would[Read More…]

by June 30, 2021

Pawtucket-Central Falls BEAT COVID-19 Hotline Update

Cities to Continue Targeted Multilingual Efforts to Increase Vaccination Rates  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls, alongside the Rhode Island Department of Health, have worked with community partners to best serve the two highly impacted communities including the establishment and maintenance of a call center[Read More…]

by June 29, 2021

Give Thanks! Celebrate! Island Thursdays Are Back! Alchemy! July 3rd!

 

by June 28, 2021

David Cicilline (RI 1): Chair Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial & Administrative Law Delivers 3 Statements On Legislation HR3843 HR3460 HR3849

Cicilline Opening Statement for Markup of H.R. 3843, the “Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2021” Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Before I turn to the historic bipartisan legislation the Committee will consider today, I want to take a moment to reflect on the comprehensive and painstaking investigative and oversight work[Read More…]

by June 27, 2021

Officer Dolan & The Case Of Michael Moreira: The Authorities Were Warned!

In a special edition of  “Eyez On Pawtucket”, video & emails  are provided documenting attempts to notify a variety of law enforcement authorities about dangerous interactions between Pawtucket Police Officer Dolan & the community. The obvious question ? Why Officer Dolan was allowed to continue as an active Police Officer.[Read More…]

by June 26, 2021

Climate Action Rhode Island 350.0rg: Protest Line 3 Funder Chase Bank at New Retail Branch in Smithfield, Rhode Island

“The people of Rhode Island need to know that Chase Bank is a major funder of the company building the Line 3 pipeline, and that Chase remains the top funder of fossil fuels worldwide.” From 350.org The fight against climate change is a fight for justice. People all over the[Read More…]

by June 25, 2021

Langevin Votes to Restore Environmental Protections Limiting Methane Emissions: Reversing Trump Decision to Gut Pollution Standards

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted for S.J. Res. 14, a Joint Resolution to reinstate key environmental protections limiting methane emissions and roll back President Trump’s decision to eliminate standards for the oil and gas industry. Supported by Democrats and Republicans, S.J. Res. 14 seeks to restore Obama-era pollution standards[Read More…]

by June 25, 2021

A Call For American Renewal Nationwide Town Hall: Thursday, June 24 7:30PM Eastern Time

Following the national launch of A Call for American Renewal, key stakeholders in the effort to chart a new, more principled path for the GOP and the country are hosting a nationwide town hall to answer public questions and announce new developments in the path forward. Participants include former high-ranking Republican[Read More…]

by June 24, 2021