State Representative Jon Brien, the outspoken conservative Woonsocket Democrat who suffered a surprise loss in last week’s primary, has previously told me of his des
TIAA-CREF, the financial services firm selected as the state vendor for Rhode Island’s new defined contribution plan (following last year’s pension overhaul), is set for a grand opening in Providence tomorrow.
A recount today by the state Board of Elections shows a one-vote lead by state Representative William San Bento over challenger Carlos Tobon, according to board chief Robert Kando.
San Bento, who has held office since first winning election in 1992, had a three-vote lead in an earlier count.
A hearing requested by Tobon before the votes are certified is set for 10 am Wednesday, Kando says.
Longtime state Representative John McCauley, who is not seeking re-election, and his business partner have agreed to plead guilty to charges, according to the US Attorney’s office: