Post Tagged with: "Rhode Island"

Attorney General issues APRA finding in Lyssikatos v. Narragansett Police Department

    Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that his office has issued a finding in response to an Access to Public Records Act (APRA) complaint filed against the Narragansett Police Department by Dimitri Lyssikatos. As detailed in the finding, the Office of the Attorney General found that 14 internal[Read More…]

by April 16, 2021

Cicilline Announces New Financial Resources Available to Help Rhode Islanders Pay for Funeral Services

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced today that, as a result of the American Rescue Plan, which Congress passed last month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing new resources for Rhode Islanders who have incurred a COVID-19-related funeral expense since January 20, 2020. Eligible Rhode Islanders may[Read More…]

by April 14, 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

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

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

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

ACLU SUES TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH OVER POLITICAL SIGN BAN

A federal lawsuit filed by ACLU of RI cooperating attorney Richard A. Sinapi challenges a Portsmouth town ordinance that bans the posting of political signs on residential property. The lawsuit is on behalf of town resident Michael DiPaola, who recently erected a series of signs on his property that express[Read More…]

by January 22, 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