Entries by RI Center for Freedom

Unlawful BOE Rules Changes? Center Calls for Oversight Hearings, in Addition to Independent Investigation, to Look Into Rhode Island Election Irregularities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2017 Board of Election Rules Changes Designed to Lessen Election Integrity in Rhode Island? In RI, possible to apply, be registered, and vote without ever providing legally required personally identifying information? Center adds call for House Oversight hearings, in addition to Independent Investigation, re. apparent election irregularities Providence, RI – […]

STATEMENT: Bizarre & Inadequate Response to Voter Registration Controversy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: High Profile Orgs & Individuals Defend Broken Status Quo Even After Admission of Wrongdoing by S.O.S. Renews Call for Governor to Appoint an Independent Investigator Providence, RI – Even after a statement from Rhode Island’s Secretary of State acknowledging that the research released yesterday by Ken Block exposed a problem that needs […]

Center Calls for Independent Investigation to Look Into Rhode Island Voter Registration Irregularities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Center Calls on Governor, Attorney General to Initiate Independent Investigation Into Potential Illegal Voter Registration Practices Resignations In Order? Bi-Partisan Support for Investigation and Comprehensive Election Reform Analysis   Providence, RI – Following the release today of city-by-city and district-by-district voter registration and 2016 election voting research by Ken Block, via his […]

Statement on Exeter’s Mini RhodeMapRI Proposed Ordinance; Public Hearing Tonight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2017 Exeter Planners Plan to Restrict Property Rights? Farmland Sustainability Cannot be Achieved via Regulation Providence, RI – Tonight, residents and farmers in the town of Exeter will once again turn out en masse to speak out against a proposed new ordinance that would restrict property rights for landowners. According […]

Statement on General Assembly Special Session: Negatives Outweigh Positives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2017 Negative Measures Outweigh Positive Steps State Would Have Been Better Off Had Lawmakers Stayed Home Providence, RI – Capitulation to the harmful progressive-Democrat agenda was enough to turn what might have been a positive special fall session of the state’s General Assembly into a net negative. This according to […]

Alexion & Benny’s Shock; General Assembly Special September Session; Mandated Paid Leave, Criminal Justice Reform, Hair-Braider Freedom & More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2017 Benny’s and Alexion Should Serve as Shock to the Status Quo Special Fall Session: Mandated Paid Leave Would be Yet Another Suffocating Burden on Rhode Island Businesses Providence, RI — After the reality-shock of announced job losses from Benny’s and Alexion, and when the General Assembly reconvenes next week, […]

Center: Progressive Policies Root Cause of Electricity Rate Hikes on RI Families

STATEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2017 As forewarned, Progressive Energy Agenda Hurting RI Families in their Pocketbooks Increased Natural Gas Pipeline Capacity Would Bring Rates Down Providence, RI – Already ranking a dismal 45th in overall family prosperity, Rhode Islanders will soon suffer from a 16-21% increase on their electricity bills, making matters […]

STATEMENT: Center Blasts “Truck Toll Tyranny” as Bullying by RIDOT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2017 State to Restrict Free Movement of Goods? Heavy-Handed Totalitarian Measure Seen as Preemptive Strike to Force Truckers to Pay Future Tolls Providence, RI – In a heavy-handed edict, reminiscent of soviet-style totalitarianism, the state of Rhode Island is seeking to restrict the free-flow of goods and commerce by restricting […]