Post Tagged with: "McKee"

Firearms Policy Coalition: “These draconian measures run roughshod over the most fundamental rights of the people.”

From The Firearms Policy Coalition: Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee’s signing of three gun control bills: Last week the Rhode Island legislature passed several pieces of anti-rights legislation over a wave of objections by the people. Those bills ban standard capacity[Read More…]

by June 22, 2022

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

Reactions On Shock WPRI Democratic Gubernatorial Poll: McKee & Gorbea At Statistical Tie Among “Decided” Primary Voters

  With the release of a WPRI Channel 12/Roger Williams University Poll indicating a virtual tie among “Decided” Democratic Primary Voters … just a two point differential between Governor McKee & Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea … reactions from across the political spectrum have begun to roll in.    [Read More…]

by May 17, 2022

Calenda Statement On Mootness – Southwell et. al vs. Daniel J. McKee

  Once again, in pure political fashion, the Attorney General has attempted to prevent Rhode Island courts from definitively deciding the issue of COVID-19 mandates via executive order by asking the Superior Court to dismiss the challenge to school mask mandates on the grounds that the challenge is now moot[Read More…]

by February 25, 2022

State Motions To Render Landmark Mask Mandate Case Southwell V. McKee Moot: Plaintiffs Say No Way!

    Never Mind. That’s what the State of Rhode Island would like you to believe, regarding the landmark case Southwell v. McKee. Having worked overtime to prevent a precedent setting decision … multiple delays of “Discovery” being the most egregious example … The State would have you believe that[Read More…]

by February 25, 2022

“Jungle Primaries” Is This The Solution To Rhode Island’s Political Woes? “Doc” Corvese Thinks So. GOP Chair Cienki Reacts

  Are “Jungle Primaries” the answer to reform the calcified Rhode Island Electoral System? State Representative Arthur “Doc” Corvese (D-55) thinks so.  Rhode Island Republican State Chair Sue Cienki begs to differ. In a “Jungle Primary”, primary elections effectively create a runoff between the two candidates who receive the most[Read More…]

by January 31, 2022

Hey Rhode Island! This Week At Halitosis Hall! (Credit Rudy Cheeks)

Recycling Meds. .. Penalties On Plastic Bags?.. No Sales Tax On Masks? Legalizing Brackets? It’s All Here! Rep. McNamara bill would create program to redistribute unused medications Rep. Joseph M. McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston) has introduced legislation that would create a way to redistribute unused medication to aid people[Read More…]

by January 30, 2022

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