By Len Katzman on April 13, 2017
The Portsmouth RI Democratic Town Committee passed a resolution supporting the “Reproductive Health Care Act,” which prohibits the state from interfering in a woman’s reproductive decision-making or restricting medically recognized methods of contraception or abortion.
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By Steve Ahlquist on January 25, 2017
The endorsements include State Representatives Edith Ajello, Anastasia Williams, Jeremiah O’Grady and Deborah Ruggiero and State Senators James Sheehan and Jim Seveney.
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By Bob Plain on January 12, 2017
The agenda includes a $15 minimum wage, school building repairs, earned paid sick days and a more progressive car tax.
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By Steve Ahlquist on December 16, 2016
“We are now in the era of Trump,” said Representative Keith Ellison in his video message, “That means it is go-time for all of us. Anybody who believes in a fair economy and social justice, anyone who believes politics should serve people, and that people should be in control of their own lives and their own destinies, you got to step up, and we really need your help.”
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By Steve Ahlquist on November 21, 2016
“We’re here because our state government needs to step up,” said State Representative Aaron Regunberg. “That means doing more than taking a wait-and-see approach to Donald Trump’s millionaire and KKK-endorsed agenda. It’s our job to make sure that this agenda does not become normal here in Rhode Island, and we commit to doing everything we possible can to starting right now to protect Rhode Island values and Rhode Island families.”
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By Bob Plain on July 13, 2016
The Rhode Island Progressive Democrats have endorsed 12 legislative candidates, so far. “We will be continuing to announce more endorsements throughout the campaign cycle,” said the group in a news release. The 12 candidates, in alphabetical order, are: Jeanine Calkin, Nick Delmenico, Doris De Los Santos, Bill Deware, Susan Donovan, David Norton, Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, Jim […]
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By Young Democrats of RI on June 3, 2016
YDRI wholeheartedly endorses Susan Donovan for the Democratic Primary in HD 69, Bristol/Portsmouth.
By Susan Donovan on May 12, 2016
I promise you I’ll never betray your trust because I’m not running to make my life better. I’m not running to further my own interests. I’m running for the same reasons I became a teacher, for the same reason I helped build those homes and keep our bay clean: To make lives better and our community stronger.
By Bob Plain on May 5, 2016
Susan Donovan, a lifelong Bristol resident and a longtime teacher in the local schools, is running for former Rep. Ray Gallison’s State House seat, she announced in a news release today. “A retired teacher of 35 years, 33 in the Bristol Warren Public School System, and long-time community advocate, Susan worked with the local non-profit […]