Post Tagged with: "Trump"

Rhode Island Representative Cicilline Joined Erin Burnett On CNN RE: 2020 Election

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke with Erin Burnett on CNN this evening. Click the following image to watch Cicilline’s interview in full. Excerpts of Cicilline’s remarks are embedded below.   “What we really need is our Republican colleagues to speak up. It’s time for them to acknowledge that this[Read More…]

by May 23, 2021

Congressman Cicilline (RI) & Senator Murphy (CT) Introduce ‘Buy American’ Legislation

  Proponents Claim Proposed Legislation Designed To Ensure U.S. Government Prioritizes American-Made Goods and American Manufacturers U.S. David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Friday reintroduced the 21st Century Buy American Act, legislation that will strengthen existing Buy American laws to eliminate loopholes and ensure government procurement[Read More…]

by May 23, 2021

Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline Remarks To Congress On January 6th Commission (Video Included)

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor today in support of the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act (H.R. 3233), legislation that forms a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the attack and to recommend changes to protect the[Read More…]

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

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

Cicilline Praises President Biden’s “State Of The Union” Address

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement after attending President Biden’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress: “In his first 100 days, President Biden has taken bold action to address multiple crises facing our country. In the midst of a global pandemic, he has led the way[Read More…]

by April 29, 2021

Boston Area Assange Defense Committee Sponsors Copley Square Rally On Anniversary Of Collateral Murder Wikileaks Video Release

Supporters of Julian Assange will rally at Copley Square, Boston,  on Monday, April 5 from 11:00 to 12:30. The rally will take place on the side of the Boston Pubic Library along Dartmouth Street. The Assange Defense Committee is calling for all charges against Assange to be dropped, and immediately[Read More…]

by April 4, 2021

Two Cities – Boston & Providence: Two Solemn Observances For Peace

On a Friday where among the holiest of Jewish & Christian Religious Observances overlap .. Passover & Good Friday … and the onset of The Holy Month of Ramadan just days away, Peace Activists in Boston and Providence conducted solemn observances of the carnage resulting from both the Covid Crisis[Read More…]

by April 3, 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

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