by Zack Ford Posted on February 24, 2015
As some states are beginning to repeal their archaic HIV criminalization laws, one lawmaker wants to take his state in the opposite direction.
by Erica Hellerstein Posted on February 16, 2015
A non-profit Muslim school in Rhode Island was vandalized with Islamophobic graffiti on Saturday, one day after holding a vigil for the three Muslim victims of the North Carolina shooting.
by Alan Pyke Posted on October 28, 2014
In the scuffle over public worker pensions, money talks. But does it tell the truth?
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 18, 2014
Hotel workers in Providence will go without food for a week to push for a $15 minimum wage.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 24, 2014
How many people, hospitals, homes and schools are at risk from sea level rise in your area? Data for five New England states has just been added to Climate Central's interactive sea level rise map.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on January 31, 2014
A bill to legalize pot does enjoy high-level support in Rhode Island. It was introduced by House Judiciary Chair Edith Ajello, a Democrat. Republican Minority Leader Brain Newberry is a co-sponsor.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 2, 2014
Rhode Island's new paid family leave law went into effect as the new year arrived.
by Josh Israel Posted on October 23, 2013
Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo (D) is pushing the State Investment Commission to sell the state's pension fund's holdings in equity funds that own stakes in a gun distributor.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on October 2, 2013
"The decision to hold this raffle is tone deaf and insensitive, at best"