By Meghan Kallman on June 6, 2016
If Rhode Island passes it (and we should) we would join growing ranks of states that have repealed the so-called “tampon tax”—and we would distinguish ourselves by including other medically necessary items in that repeal.
Posted in Featured, Health Care, State House, Taxes, Women | Tagged Christina Morra, edith ajello, Ingrid Nilsen, Louis DiPalma, Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Robin Dionne, tampon tax, Women's Policy Institute | 2 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on February 15, 2016
Tim Appleton, campaign manager at Compassion and Choices, was talking to a full room about “medical aid-in-dying,” that is, legislation that would allow a terminally ill, mentally capable person with a medical prognosis of six months or less to obtain and, if their suffering becomes unbearable, self-administer medication that brings about a peaceful death.
Posted in Activism, Civil Rights / Liberties, Featured, Health Care, Religion, reproductive freedom, Rhode Island | Tagged Compassion and Choices, edith ajello, gayle goldin, Lila Manfield Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act, Tim Appleton | 1 Response
By Bob Plain on February 18, 2014
Senator Josh Miller, of Cranston, and Rep. Edith Ajello, of the East Side of Providence, double bi-lined this op/ed on why Rhode Island should become the third state in the nation to legalize marijuana. Check it their op/ed below the video. And here’s Rep. Ajello from three years ago explaining how tax and regulate would […]
By Bob Plain on November 15, 2012
Look around and you’ll notice the era of reefer madness is dying a slow death all over the country. Last week, Colorado and Washington became the first two states to to officially legalize it, as Peter Tosh might say. And yesterday Reason.com, somewhat fittingly, broke the story that RI state Rep. Edith Ajello plans to […]