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Advocates, lawmakers outline changes to strengthen, clarify R.I.’s open records law 

Rhode Island’s public records law is having a moment.   After all, emails, text messages and a startling video showing bouncing anchor rods below Interstate 195...

Westerly fire district files lawsuit in continuing shoreline access dispute

WESTERLY – In the latest of a series of shoreline access disputes, the Weekapaug Fire District has filed a lawsuit contesting a path's proposed...

Five Questions With: Steven Brown

Steven Brown is the executive director of American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island Inc. Recently, the ACLU released a report that found that...
A NEW REPORT from the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island notes that while most public governing bodies livestream and allow remote public participation, some do not.

ACLU report: Not all R.I. public bodies livestream, archive meetings

PROVIDENCE – A new report released Wednesday by Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union Inc. found that while most city and town councils and...
THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES Union of Rhode Island announced that former Narragansett High School student Michael Blanchette was awarded a $75,000 settlement from the school district over a lawsuit alleging an unlawful arrest by a student resource officer.

ACLU: Former Narragansett High School student receives $75K settlement over ‘unlawful’...

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island Inc. announced Monday that a three-year legal battle in federal court over an alleged...

DMV to update manual amid ACLU concerns that it dismisses racial...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles will update its driver's manual in response to the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island...

Do limits on student renters ease housing dilemma?

A proposal to limit the number of student renters per apartment in Providence has sparked fears that such a move would exacerbate the severe...

Ballot errors teaching R.I. lessons

A series of errors plagued the first two weeks of early voting in Rhode Island’s primary elections, but experts say voters can be confident...

Pawtucket pauses political sign restrictions

PAWTUCKET – The city on July 27 paused enforcement of its ban on political signs on residential properties more than 30 days before an...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE is among several Rhode Island leaders who on Friday criticized the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. McKee called the decision a 'travesty.' / SCREENSHOT VIA WPRI-TV CBS 12

Reaction from across R.I. critical of Roe v. Wade overturn

PROVIDENCE – Several Rhode Island elected officials and candidates seeking elective office, nonprofit leaders, and a prominent health care organization were among those Friday...
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