Take Action

Get Common Cause Updates

Get breaking news and updates from Common Cause.

Our Campaigns

Get involved in pro-democracy campaigns in Rhode Island


Learn how you can do more to strengthen democracy.

Support Our Movement

Make a contribution to support Common Cause today.

Find Your State

News Clips

Read the latest news clips featuring Common Cause Rhode Island.

  • Filter by Issue

  • Filter by Campaign

Amid controversy, Senate confirms 3 to lifetime judgeships

At issue is the governor’s and Senate’s refusal to make public key documents in the nomination packages the Senate received for each of the three candidates, Richard Merola, Keith Cardoza and Susan Pepin Fay

R.I. General Assembly preview: Guns, pot, abortion back on the agenda

Rhode Island’s part-time lawmakers will begin a new legislative session on New Year’s Day that starts where the last one left off in June, with a strong push from the left for the legalization of marijuana, an abortion-rights guarantee and a ban on firearms on school grounds. But first: will Nicholas Mattiello remain House speaker?

Raimondo creates committee to promote Census participation

Gov. Gina Raimondo is assembling a committee to make sure as many people living in Rhode Island as possible, preferably all of them, are counted in the 2020 Census.

Join the movement over 1 million strong for democracy

Join us: Americans deserve open, honest, accountable government.