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Taxing Outrageous CEO Pay

Rep. Aaron Regunberg has introduced legislation that would impose a surtax on companies that pay their chief executive officers more than 100 times what they pay their median worker. The bill (2017-H 5141) would establish a surtax on the business corporation tax for publicly traded corporations subject to U.S. » read more

Fair Shot Agenda

On Thursday I was proud to join a group of state representatives to announce our collective support for the “Fair Shot Agenda,” a package of four legislative solutions they propose to support working families and address the growing gap between the wealthy and the middle class. “In the aftermath of » read more

End of Year Message

Dear Neighbors, I wanted to wish you a joyous holiday season, and a hopeful New Year. I say “hopeful” because I believe that hope is going to be really important in the coming year and beyond. Since the presidential election in November, I have heard from many, many neighbors who » read more

Study commission on solitary confinement kicks off

A new House commission met for the first time today to begin its study of the use of solitary confinement in the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute (ACI). The 19-member special legislative study commission, created by legislation (2016-H 8206A) sponsored by Rep. Aaron Regunberg (D-Dist. 4, Providence), is to perform » read more

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! Taking this moment to reaffirm that the lives of all black workers matter, that all immigrant workers deserve dignity and protection, that all women workers deserve equal pay, that all incarcerated workers deserve basic rights, that every, every, every worker deserves paid sick days and a living » read more