Post Tagged with: "McKee"

Gubernatorial Candidate Magaziner Unveils Plan for Economic Development and Supporting Small Businesses

From The Seth Magaziner Governor Campaign: Today General Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Seth Magaziner unveiled his plan for economic development in Rhode Island, which includes supporting small businesses, attracting new, innovative industries, improving the business climate, and strengthening workforce training. “With the right leadership and priorities, Rhode Island can once[Read More…]

by January 10, 2022

Gubernatorial Candidate Rianna Reacts To Rhode Island DOH Willingness To Hire Covid Positive Medical Workers

From Paul Rianna, Jr. Candidate For Governor: The hypocrisy of the Rhode Island Department of Health, and Governor Dan McKee, is disgusting on ALL levels. We watched as they ripped healthy and certified professionals out of the workforce because of their sincerely held religious beliefs, or moral conscious not to[Read More…]

by January 1, 2022

Open Government Groups Call for Renewal of Executive Order Providing for Remote Public Participation at Meetings

Calling it “a matter of great urgency,” ACCESS/RI, a coalition of open government organizations, has called on Governor Daniel McKee to reinstate an executive order that had been in effect throughout the Covid pandemic until this past June, allowing for remote meetings of public bodies while requiring livestreaming and remote[Read More…]

by December 21, 2021

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training Announces Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates for 2022

From The Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training: The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced that tax rates for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program will remain at Schedule H in 2022. UI tax rates are calculated using a statutory formula based on the balance of the state’s employment[Read More…]

by December 20, 2021

Chas Calenda: Governor McKee Admits Enforcement Of Masking Rules Are “Arbitrary”! Plus Legal Words Of Wisdom About Covid Task Force Inspectors

Arbitrary Enforcement Of Regulations One does not give up their right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures under the 4th Amendment of the US Constitution and Article I, Section 6 of the Rhode Island Constitution simply because the Governor has declared a state of emergency. Particularly in light[Read More…]

by December 18, 2021

Rhode Island Governor McKee Issues Statement On The Discovery Of Omicron Variant In Rhode Island

Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced that Rhode Island’s first case of COVID-19 caused by the Omicron variant (variant B.1.1.529) has been identified. The case was identified through the ongoing genomic surveillance program coordinated by RIDOH’s State Health Laboratories. As the Governor shared[Read More…]

by December 11, 2021

Magaziner Ties McKee To Campaign $$ From Notorious Sackler-Opioid Pill Pushers – Decries Failure Of Most Opponents To Take The People’s Pledge

Gubernatorial candidate Seth Magaziner today released an update on the status of his call for a People’s Pledge to keep independent expenditures out of the 2022 Democratic primary. On November 17, 2021, Magaziner sent a letter to his opponents calling on them to meet and formalize the terms of a[Read More…]

by November 30, 2021

Flash: The Appeal!

 

by November 17, 2021

“School Mask Lawsuit – ACTION REQUIRED” Anti Mask Mandate Parents “Request” Meeting With Ruggerio & Shekarchi

The following missive was sent by the plaintiffs, the parents of children that are the target of the School Mask Mandate, to Rhode Island Senate President Ruggerio & Rhode Island Speaker Shekarchi. As noted by the litigants, “Judge Lanphear ruled strongly in our favor on the issue of irreparable harm[Read More…]

by November 15, 2021

STATEMENT OF PLAINTIFFS ON DECISION REGARDING PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION ISSUED IN SOUTHWELL V MCKEE

We are grateful that the Judge recognized the significant and irreparable harm being suffered by children in this state who are subject to mandatory mask wearing in schools for up to 8 hours a day. As the Judge stated: “The Court finds that these children are suffering and reasonably infers[Read More…]

by November 14, 2021