State House http://ripr.org en RI Gun Control Task Force Unlikely to Meet January Deadline http://ripr.org/post/ri-gun-control-task-force-unlikely-meet-january-deadline <p>A legislative task force created in the last General Assembly session to examine the intersection of gun violence and mental health issues has yet to meet. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:56:02 +0000 Ian Donnis 21912 at http://ripr.org RI Gun Control Task Force Unlikely to Meet January Deadline Statehouse to be Lit in Yellow http://ripr.org/post/statehouse-be-lit-yellow <p>The State House will be illuminated in a yellow light Monday. The lighting is aimed at raising awareness about endometriosis, a condition that affects more than five million women in the United States. The lights will come on at dusk and get brighter as the sky gets darker.<br><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20yellow%20lights%20on%20State%20House">news@ripr.org</a><br>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:07:43 +0000 Flo Jonic 11699 at http://ripr.org No More Violence campaign lights up Statehouse http://ripr.org/post/no-more-violence-campaign-lights-statehouse <p>The State House will be illuminated in a bluish green color for the next week in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month.&nbsp; The color teal has become emblematic of the “No More” campaign mounted by the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.&nbsp; The lighting is one of many activities the Coalition and its member agencies are hosting throughout February to reach out to teens and young adults.<br> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:05:01 +0000 Flo Jonic 10407 at http://ripr.org