By Will Grapentine By many measures, Rhode Island has always been a proud and patriotic state. Coming from Bristol – deemed “Most Patriotic Town” by travel websites and publications alike – Patriotism and American pride has always swelled through the state . Particularly the East Bay and Aquidneck regions, with such institutions as our longstanding […]
Response to Recent Allegations In response to the accusations of wrongdoings by the Rhode Island Young Republicans, I as the chairman, would like to clear the air and shed some truth on the situation and prove that the RIYR are not guilty of the claims levied against us by one of our members in […]
Written by Cory Pacheco – RIYR Chief of Staff Last week, Representative Aaron Regunberg, the Providence Democrat running for lieutenant governor sponsored a push for publicly-subsidized health insurance for all Rhode Island residents, paid for by a 10% payroll tax, a 4% increase on the current payroll tax. Although healthcare under the Affordable Care act […]
As the day goes on, more of our members have contributed their own responses to President Trump’s first State of the Union address. Below are three more unique perspectives regarding this speech. Alyson Perry – Vice Chairman of RIYR *These opinions are my own, and not that of the United States Air Force or […]
Last night, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address, and his speech is likely to be a hot topic for weeks. The polls are in, and America’s response to the address was generally very positive. CBS news reports that 75% of speech watchers approved of the speech, with 8 in 10 Americans […]
The PawSox new stadium debate has been on the minds of many Rhode Islanders since late 2016. It is quite a polarizing issue for the Ocean State, but I’m not quite concerned with which way you swing. The facts of the deal are irrelevant here for our purposes. If you are against the PawSox deal […]
Join the Rhode Island Young Republicans for a winter social at Ted’s Stadium Pub in Cranston. This free event features networking, appetizers and a cash bar.
We sat down with RIYR District 21 (Coventry, Foster, Scituate, West Greenwich) Senator Nick Kettle to learn more about one of the state’s youngest elected officials. Senator Kettle has been serving in the RI Senate since he was 20 years old and has no plans of slowing down in representing his Western, Rhode Island constituents. […]
A photo slideshow of the year that was for the Rhode Island Young Republicans. See you in 2018!
The Rhode Island Young Republicans are seeking a Rhode Island college student to serve as the College Membership Liaison in 2018. The Liaison will serve as the primary point of contact between the RIYRs and the College Republican organizations on college campuses across Rhode Island. This position is not limited to only those working toward […]