Topic: ACLU

Rhode Island ACLU highlights exemption in access to public records

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Rhode Island ACLU highlights exemption in access to public records

February 6, 2019 0 comments

The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has challenged the state’s Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that upheld an exemption allowing the state  to withhold certain government documents from the public.

Earlier this month, students and government officials gathered to condemn racism in two press conferences arranged by the NAACP.

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University releases statement regarding racist flyers

February 22, 2018 0 comments

In response to the racist flyers found around the University, concerned undergraduate black students issued a joint statement in bluestockings magazine Feb. 14 expressing concerns about the University’s silence on the matter.

The United Health Infrastructure Project obstructed many residents from receiving their benefits. The discussion also highlighted the state’s poor timeliness rate for the processing of food stamp applications.

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Committee on Oversight reviews lawsuits about insurance, food stamps

February 9, 2018 0 comments

Over a year after the faulty implementation of the United Health Infrastructure Project, the R.I. House Committee on Oversight is still finding a way forward.

ACLU challenges student housing ordinance

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ACLU challenges student housing ordinance

March 2, 2016 0 comments

The RI ACLU filed a lawsuit against Providence over a zoning law prohibiting more than three college students from living in a single-family home together.