Post Tagged with: "McKee"

Pump Up The Volume! Host: Dr. Luis-Daniel Muñoz Guest: Kiah Bryant Direct Action For Rights & Equality

Originally Broadcast: 5/4/21

by May 19, 2021

NEVER AGAIN RHODE ISLAND: RHODE ISLAND RESIDENTS-THE WYATT IS AN EXPENSIVE DISGRACE

  AT A HEARING FOR THE RHODE ISLAND STATE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, CONSTITUENTS MADE THEIR VOICE HEARD ON A SLATE OF BILLS THAT WOULD SHUT DOWN RHODE ISLAND’S ICE DETENTION FACILITY   Dozens of Rhode Island residents called in to a State Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today to testify in[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021

McKee Administration To Partner With Hospital Association-Rhode Island & Care New England To provide The State With Independent Third-Party Peer Review As Part Of Overall Reevaluation Of Eleanor Slater Hospital

Local physicians and hospital executives will conduct a peer review to help ensure appropriate, quality care is provided for some of the most complex medical and psychiatric patients in our state As part of an overall reevaluation of Eleanor Slater Hospital, Governor Dan McKee today announced a partnership between the[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021

Rhode Island House Minority Leader Filippi Statement On Passage Of The IGT/Twin River 20 Year, No-Bid Gaming Contract

Rhode Island House Minority Leader Blake A. Filippi offers the following statement regarding the passage of the amended legislation authorizing the Governor to negotiate the IGT/Twin River 20-year, no-bid deal: “Tonight, members of the House Minority Caucus offered numerous, substantive amendments to improve the meager jobs mandate and woeful financial[Read More…]

by May 12, 2021

More Than A Cancelled Fundraiser: Did Dan McKee “Cancel” His Center Right Support

The ascension of Dan McKee to the Governorship of Rhode Island brought high hopes to Moderate Democrats & Centrist (Often Closeted) Republicans across Rhode Island. Frustrated with outgoing Governor Gina Raimondo’s clutch on the purse strings of Federal Covid Relief Funds, originally destined for business relief, yet quarantined to provide[Read More…]

by May 10, 2021

“The Governor has walked away from us in my opinion, so I’m walking away from him!”

Restauranteur Dave Levesque: Proprietor Brewed Awakenings has essentially dismissed Governor Dan McKee. In a damning email, he essentially dismisses the efforts of McKee & Temporary DLT Honcho Matt Weldon, to address the “Underemployment Crisis” as “Weak Kneed”. Apparently, Weldon had implied a compromise had been met with competing legislation designed[Read More…]

by May 7, 2021

COMMUNITY GATHERS OUTSIDE STATE HOUSE CALLING ON LAWMAKERS TO “INVEST IN US, TAX THE RICH”

  ELECTED OFFICIALS, LOCAL LEADERS USE SPEECHES, ART TO DEMAND STATE’S HIGHEST-INCOME EARNERS REINVEST PANDEMIC PROFITS BACK INTO OUR COMMUNITIES Community leaders, advocates, and lawmakers gathered outside the Veterans Memorial Auditorium—the temporary meeting place of the RI House of Representatives—on Thursday with a clear demand: it’s time to invest our[Read More…]

by May 6, 2021

Governor McKee, Fidelity Investments Announce 500 New Jobs Coming to Rhode Island

New Jobs Will Be Based Out of the Company’s Smithfield Campus In his first jobs announcement since becoming Governor, Governor Dan McKee today announced that Fidelity Investments will create 500 new jobs at their Smithfield, Rhode Island campus over the next few quarters. The 500 new jobs will be part of a[Read More…]

by May 3, 2021

Gubernatorial Candidate Munoz: A Call For Greater Accountability

On April 22, 2021, while standing on the steps of the Rhode Island State House, Dr. Luis Daniel Muñoz called for the need to strengthen accountability measures across all municipal police departments.  Dr. Muñoz stated, “We know that something has to change:  Rhode Island’s congressional delegation should call for an assessment[Read More…]

by April 23, 2021

Attorney General Candidate Calenda Reacts To DBR Chief Tanner Covid Madness

Rhode Island Attorney General Candidate Chas Calenda reacted strongly to Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation Director Liz Tanner’s Assertion that “Mask usage is not going away anytime soon” (followed by a string of dubious scientific claims)   As an attorney and candidate to be Rhode Island’s next Attorney General,[Read More…]

by April 7, 2021