Post Tagged with: "Raimondo"

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

STATEMENT BY AARP RHODE ISLAND STATE DIRECTOR KATHLEEN CONNELL RE: VACCINATION

AARP Rhode Island is still waiting for a more transparent, age-prioritized state vaccination plan that includes an efficient and effective centralized registration and appointment system. Our first call for transparency was on January 8. Subsequently AARP, our members and thousands of other Rhode Islanders have sent letters and petitions to[Read More…]

by March 10, 2021

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

Flash! Major Political Betting Website Begins To Show Significant Tilt Away From Gina Nomination!

  In a dramatic move, the political betting website, PredictIt.org made a dramatic swing Away from the prospect of a successful Gina Raimondo nomination for Commerce Secretary, under newly elected President Joseph Biden. A 9Cent move was recorded by the market towards a 67 or less vote for approval According[Read More…]

by February 22, 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