Post Tagged with: "McKee"

FAMILY OF JOSE FRANCO, FORMERLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS CONDUCT A CAR RALLY IN HIS MEMORY, DEMANDING ANSWERS

  Formerly incarcerated people, families of incarcerated people, and accomplices are rallying in cars circling the ACI facilities on Sunday, 2/28, 3 PM in solidarity with the family of Jose Franco.  (Meeting Point: Rhode Island RMV 600 New London Avenue Cranston RI) Jose died in RIDOC custody on 2/9. His[Read More…]

by February 27, 2021

Governor In Waiting McKee Begins To Stake Out Position On Second Amendment Legislation

In a cycle that began in early February, responding to a detailed (see links below) set of questions/request for analysis on his positions on a variety of pending gun legislation, “Governor In Waiting” Dan McKee has finally begun to “flesh out”, in specifics where he stands. Andrea Palagi, the Lt[Read More…]

by February 26, 2021

Just Days After Statement, Where Does Governor In Waiting McKee Really Stand On The Second Amendment?

What a difference a couple o’ days make! Just a few short days ago , (2/9/20) responding to a detail laden inquiry to GIW (Governor In Waiting) Dan McKee, asking for his stance on long rumored legislation re: The Second Amendment, McKee’s Communications Director Andrea R Palagi issued the following[Read More…]

by February 13, 2021

Rhode Island Government Offers Big Bucks Corporate Welfare To Out Of State Investors While Stiffing Rhody Businesses

Brewed Awakenings, a Rhode Island based chain of Coffee Cafe’s, has, like many Rhode Island restaurants, seen their business ruthlessly challenged by the 1 2 punch of a Pandemic, followed by a seemingly endless, oft changing list of rules, infrastructure investments. and state imposed limitations on their ability to conduct[Read More…]

by February 11, 2021

“Governor In Waiting” McKee Defers Comment On Impending Second Amendment Legislation

In the wake of last Thursday’s Press Conference, with “Governor In Waiting” Dan McKee taking the dais for the first time, Coalition Reporter Pat Ford … focusing on the sudden announcement re: #38Soccer re: Tidewater Landing … messaged the following statement/questions .. Let’s talk about small business in Rhode Island:[Read More…]

by February 9, 2021

FORMERLY INCARCERATED COMMUNITY MEMBERS, LOVED ONES, AND ALLIES RALLY AT THE ACI FOR THE RELEASE OF INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

At 3pm on Sunday, January 31st, Rhode Islanders concerned for the wellbeing of those incarcerated in the state’s carceral facilities circled the premises of the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) in a car rally. Drivers taped posters to their windows in protest of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ (RIDOC) mishandling[Read More…]

by February 1, 2021

Embattled Union Head Only Labor Union Appointment To McKee Transition Team

In a surprise move, Democratic Governor In Waiting Dan McKee’s recently announced transition team included only 1 representative of organized labor. And that representative? Armand Sabatoni, General Secretary – Treasurer of LIUNA. The embattled Union representing dealers at Twin River Casinos The situation at Twin River appears to be dire:[Read More…]

by January 25, 2021

Mock Wedding Pilot & Training Video Production Confirmed For The Rhode Island Coalition of Wedding & Event Professionals

  A Mock Wedding will be held at Ocean Cliff on Tuesday, January 26. Organized by the Rhode Island Coalition of Wedding & Event Professionals, this is a great partnership with Rhode Island Commerce as well as the Department of Health, Department of Business Regulation and the Providence Warwick Convention[Read More…]

by January 23, 2021

RI Democratic Women’s Caucus Executive Committee Asks Incoming Governor McKee to Appoint a Woman as Lieutenant Governor

The Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus Executive Committee is writing to encourage future Governor McKee to appoint a woman to be the next Lieutenant Governor. In Rhode Island, women make up over 51% of the population, yet upon Governor Raimondo’s departure, only 1 in 9 –a mere 11%– of top[Read More…]

by January 14, 2021