The House has passed the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act (EACA) which would expand abortion access to individuals on Medicaid and those covered by State employee health insurance. The bill, […]Continue reading "House votes to expand abortion access by passing EACA"
With boldest clean energy standard in the nation and state funding for tuition-free community college, RI trains workers for green jobs on wind farms.Continue reading "CCRI to launch free offshore wind job training program next year"
Environmental advocates in Rhode Island are applauding what they say was an especially successful recent legislative session. Rep. Blazejewski helped pass new legislation promoting clean energy, increasing drinking water monitoring, […]Continue reading "Environmental advocates say 2022 likely the ‘most productive’ legislative session in 30 years"
“It’s often said that budgets are a statement of values,” Blazejewski said. “This budget is more than a statement. It delivers real results for Rhode Islanders and smartly uses federal rescue funds to make long-term investments in our future.”Continue reading "Rep. Blazejewski outlines progressive victories in state budget"
Rhode Island lawmakers allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a permit to drive an automobile, the culmination of a two-decade campaign to support undocumented drivers and make our roads safer for all.Continue reading "New RI law grants driving permits for undocumented immigrants"
Blazejewski said he was in high school when the school shooting took place in Columbine, Colorado. “That day, in 1999, shook the country, but it did not stop the violence,” he said. “Horrifyingly, mass shootings in the United States have gotten more frequent and more deadly.”Continue reading "Rep. Blazejewski casts tie breaking vote on gun-safety bill"
‘We have had the best year ever regarding environmental legislation, and we do not want to take a step backward,’ House leaders say of Senate bill that would incentivize burning plastics.Continue reading "House protects clean air, blocks plastic-burning bill"
Rep. Blazejewski proud to work with Rep. Felix and advocates on nation’s most progressive cannabis legalization.
“The magnitude of the cannabis legislation, specifically the state-initiated expungement piece, is without equal,” said Representative Leonela Felix (Democrat, District 61, Pawtucket), who took the lead on ensuring that the bill was amended to include automatic expungement.Continue reading "Amended cannabis legalization bill includes expungement of records, workers’ rights"