Richard August

Richard August and Susan Donovan on State of the State

State of the State: Current Legislation, Concerns, and Issues

By Richard August | January 23, 2022 |

Host Richard August reviews with Representative Susan Donovan recent legislation and current concerns and issues of the past legislative session. This includes pay equity, a privacy bill relating to health care, child opportunity centers, gender conversion therapy for minors, affordable housing, the safe school act, non-gender specific rest rooms, the nursing home equity staffing act, an African American history curriculum and more.

Harrison Tuttle and Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Black Lives Matter-RI PAC

By Richard August | January 9, 2022 |

Harrison Tuttle of Black Lives Matter Rhode Island PAC speaks with Richard August about his organization and possible his own possible campaign for office.

Richard August and Brian Newberry on State of the State

State of the State: Civics, Black History, and Other Matters

By Richard August | October 31, 2021 |

State Representative Brian Newberry, (R; Burrillville, North Smithfield) joins Richard August to discuss a wide range of legislation and concerns including but not limited to civics and Black history to be taught in RI schools; behind the scene political power struggle; immigration; need for affordable housing; growing state budget; proposed hospital merger and more. Regarding public school curriculum, Newberry encourages parents to become more involved in what is being taught to their children.

Allan Waters joins Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Allen Waters for U.S. Congress

By Richard August | October 24, 2021 |

Allen Waters tells host Richard August about his campaign for U.S. Congress. He discusses some of the issues which are important to him, to the people and to this nation.

Mike Stenhouse and Richard August on State of the State 9/27/21

State of the State: Management of COVID-19 Money

By Richard August | September 29, 2021 |

Mike Stenhouse and Richard August discuss the turf battles surrounding money the federal government gave to Rhode Island for recovery from the pandemic.

Reps Casimiro & Chippendale with Richard August

State of the State: Legislation of 2021 General Assembly Session

By Richard August | September 2, 2021 |

Representatives Julie Casimiro and Mike Chippendale join host Richard August for a review of the legislative session this past spring.

Richard August and Daniel Munoz on State of the State

State of the State: Luis Daniel Munoz Candidate for Governor

By Richard August | August 12, 2021 |

Munoz offers the progressive version of acknowledging that the Democrat Party is the problem in Rhode Island.

Richard August and Ramona Bessinger

State of the State: Critical Race Theory in Public Schools

By Richard August | August 3, 2021 |

The state takeover of Providence public schools injected critical race theory into the school system, and Middle School Teacher Ramona Bessinger says it’s undermining the school community.

Patricia Morgan and Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Critical Race Theory in Public Schools

By Richard August | July 21, 2021 |

The Left is pulling out the stops to prevent our state from understanding critical race theory and the degree to which racism is harming our residents.

Richard August & Derek Amey on State of the State

State of the State: Is Inflation Coming?

By Richard August | July 14, 2021 |

With money flooding the economy at the same time supply channels are struggling to meet demand, the public is having to become familiar with concepts like inflation and modern monetary policy.

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