“This was always the Republican angle,” Regunberg said, “to further enrich the super-wealthy, to make a rigged system even more rigged.”Read More
“The truth is, our state has engaged in the same trickle-down policies that are coming out of Washington. Rhode Island cut income taxes on the highest earners. They said that would lead to jobs. Well, the jobs never came — but a big budget deficit did, along with cuts in needed services and a bigger tax burden on working families,” Regunberg said.
Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee, who recently announced his plan to run for re-election, deferred comment about the tax plan to Rhode Island’s national delegation.Read More
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — State Rep. Aaron Regunberg has nailed down early endorsements for his campaign to become Rhode Island’s next lieutenant governor from key players in the organized-labor world.
The five groups endorsing Regunberg included the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199 New England, Teamsters Local 251, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 618, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2323 and the Rhode Island Working Families Party.Read More
“With the support of Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, and 350 RI, our campaign will fight for a future that is fair for all of us. Fighting climate change is a moral necessity. It's also an incredible economic opportunity for our state, and as Lieutenant Governor I will bring people together to pass a Green New Deal that can put thousands of Rhode Islanders to work transitioning our economy to 100% clean energy,”Read More