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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

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

RI Sen Sam Bell Calls For Corrections Chief To Resign: “Gina Raimondo Has Blood On Her Hands”

Breaking! Attending a demonstration held by the Decarcerate NOW Coalition, protesting living conditions and civil rights violations at Rhode Island prisons, influential State Senator Sam Bell called for, among other demands, the immediate resignation of Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, Esq. “There is blood on the hands of Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, there[Read More…]

by April 10, 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

Rhody Sen Gordon Rogers Joined The Coalition! We Talk 2A ..Covid ..The Senate #ShallNotBeInfringed

  Rhode Island State Senator Gordon Rogers (R 21) Joined Pat Ford on The Coalition Talk Radio! Everything was on the table .. a discussion of his families long record of community service .. pending Second Amendment / Gun Rights legislation .. The Climate Bill .. The very conduct, by[Read More…]

by March 27, 2021

Introducing The Rhode Island Yes We Cannabis Coalition!

From https://www.yeswecannabisri.com/vision: Our partners in the Yes We Cannabis – RI coalition believe Rhode Island must address the harmful legacy of cannabis prohibition and its racially-biased enforcement. Specifically, we urge state lawmakers to pass legislation that: Automatically expunges past cannabis convictions; Encourages people from disproportionately impacted communities to own and[Read More…]

by March 22, 2021

The Coalition Budget Central: McKee Statement / The Budget / Summary / Press Video

Governor Dan McKee today released the following statement on his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget: “Our Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal addresses the pressing needs posed by the pandemic, none more important than vaccinating the state’s population as quickly and safely as possible. Our proposal lays the foundation for us[Read More…]

by March 11, 2021