“The activist that I am is breaking the system from within,” said Latifat Odetunde, a senior at Classical High School and a member of Youth in Action speaking at a conference on “Youth-Led Social Justice Activism in Rhode Island.”
“At last, victims of domestic abuse in Rhode Island will not have the constant fear of knowing that the person who abused them still has a gun,” said Representative Teresa Tanzi who has championed the bill in the House for at least three years.
The Rhode Island Senate calendar for Tuesday features legislation that makes it easier to create and run worker-owned cooperatives. The bill is “a statutory vehicle for the creation and functioning of workers’ cooperatives which are corporations that are owned and democratically governed by their members.” In June, the House passed an amended version of the […]
“We unfortunately have not had the chance to speak to Speaker [Nicholas] Mattiello yet,” said Rep Carlos Tobon. “But we have set some time aside for the coming days to begin to address this and we’d love to have something in by next week…”
After being pressed hard by constituents, Congressman Jim Langevin announced today he too supports Medicare for All. “After much deliberation,” said Langevin in a prepared statement, “I have determined that this is a policy worthy of serious consideration, so I have decided to cosponsor the Medicare for All Act.” “I have long said the Affordable Care Act is […]
Three activists with Beyond Extreme Energy disrupted a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the nominations of the final two members to join Trump’s FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Committee). One of the arrestees was a 25-year veteran of the agency. FERC is the agency that approved the expansion of the fracked gas pipeline […]