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Rhode Island

'Big Win' for Rhode Island in Court Battle to Make Polluters Pay for Consequences of Climate Crisis

A federal judge delivered a blow to fossil fuel giants' strategy, remanding the case to state court

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

'Oppressed Labor' Not Backing Down as Stop & Shop Strike Enters Second Week

"We want our pension to be left the way it is, our healthcare not to be taken away from us, to keep our time and a half."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·

'Watershed Moment for Climate Liability' as Rhode Island Files Historic Lawsuit Against 21 Big Oil Companies

"Here we are—the smallest state, the Ocean State—taking on the biggest, most powerful corporate polluters in the world," said the state's attorney general. "They need to be held accountable."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Rhode Island Resisters Confront 'Coward' Paul Ryan on Behalf of Wisconsinites

As House Speaker dodges hometown constituents, the resistance meets him elsewhere

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer ·

Latest Dem Lawmaker Forced to Answer to Constituents for Failing to Resist Trump

An event hosted by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse was overwhelmed by Rhode Island residents angry over his vote for CIA director Mike Pompeo

Lauren McCauley, staff writer ·

2016 Election Lawsuit Tracker: The New Election Laws and the Suits Challenging Them

Courts are scrambling to rule on state election laws in time for the elections being held later this year. We’re keeping track of their decisions.

Notching One More Win, Sanders Vows to Fight 'Until Last Vote is Cast'

Hillary Clinton claims victories in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, while Rhode Island goes for Bernie

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer ·