Licenses for All
By Rodrigo Pimentel on May 9, 2016
Undocumented labor, faith and the student community called on parishioners of the parish and Speaker Mattiello to recognize the need for limited licenses for the undocumented community, and the need for the General Assembly to pass H7610.
By RI Progressive Democrats of America on January 8, 2016
Raimondo made her support clear in an ACLU questionnaire that asked, “Do you support providing driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants?” to which Raimondo responded, “YES. I was the first candidate in the gubernatorial race to explicitly call for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. This is an issue of fairness and public safety.”
Posted in Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Featured, Immigration, Labor, News, Race & Racism, Rhode Island, State House | Tagged ACLU, Gina Raimondo, Licenses for All, Nicholas Mattiello, Progressive Democrats of Rhode Island, RIPDA | 2 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on January 8, 2016
In which we ask the age old question: Can hitting someone in the head with a frying pan make someone a Trump supporter?
Posted in Activism, Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Featured, Health Care, Media, National News, News, Politics, Religion, Rhode Island, State House, Video | Tagged donald trump, Gayle L. Goldin, Good Samaritan Act, John J. DeSimone, Juan Garcia, Licenses for All, Nicholas Mattiello, rhoda perry | 2 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on January 5, 2016
As Speaker Nicholas Mattiello puttered about inside the House chambers, metaphorically polishing his gavel and preparing for the new legislative session, advocates for licenses were lead in chants by Juan Garcia and shouted the Speaker’s name. Mattiello ignored the protesters.
Posted in Activism, Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Events, Featured, Labor, News, Photos, Providence, Race & Racism, Rhode Island, State House, Video, Women, Youth | Tagged English for Action, Fuerza Laboral / Power of Workers, Gina Raimondo, Juan Garcia, Licenses for All, Nicholas Mattiello, providence student union, RI Jobs with Justice, tolls | 2 Responses