Treasurer-elect Seth Magaziner is hiring Providence City Solicitor Jeff Padwa as deputy treasurer/legal counsel while retaining Andrew Roos as chief of staff.
Magaziner said Padwa brings "a wealth of experience" from his tenure as city solicitor during Providence Mayor Angel Taveras' administration since 2011, including overseeing a staff of more than 30 workers.
Independent state treasurer candidate Ernest Almonte joins Bonus Q+A to discuss his campaign, the state's issues with funding long-term obligations, whether to pay back 38 Studios' investors, and other issues.
Independent candidate for treasurer Ernest Almonte joins Political Roundtable to discuss his campaign; the latest WPRI-TV/Providence Journal poll; how state and federal officials are faring in responding to Ebola; and the end of the road for The Providence Phoenix.
The Rhode Island AFL-CIO’s COPE (Committee on Political Education) convention that was held in Providence last Friday decided to put the labor organization on record against Republican Allan Fung’s campaign for governor.
Democratic treasurer candidate Seth Magaziner, along with guest panelist Ted Nesi, join Bonus Q+A to discuss Magaziner's view of the treasurer's office, the ongoing court fight over the state's pension overhaul & more.
Democratic nominee for state treasurer Seth Magaziner and guest panelist Ted Nesi join Political Roundtable this week to discuss primary victories for Gina Raimondo and Allan Fung; Magaziner's triumph over Frank Caprio; Jorge Elorza's victory in Providence; and Nellie Gorbea's upset of Guillaume De Ramel.
Anthony Pesaturo, the veteran pollster and political consultant, and Andrew Annaldo, former Democratic city councilman and mayoral candidate, are conducting exit polls today at voting precincts in the Elmhurst and Mt. Pleasant neighborhoods of Providence. The neighborhoods are redoubts of old Providence, the city of Italian and Irish Americans, but a smattering of Latinos have moved in recent years. (Mayor Angel Taveras and his family live there, as does City Council President Michael Solomon).It has long been a Democratic Party redoubt.
With the statewide primary on Tuesday, Scott MacKay, Maureen Moakley, and WPRI.com's Ted Nesi join me to discuss the races for lieutenant governor, treasurer, secretary of state, and the November campaign for attorney general.
The two democrats running for General Treasurer traded barbs yesterday during a televised debate less than a week before the September 9th primary. It was a contest between old school and new school.
Former state treasurer Frank Caprio is trying to get his old job back after an unsuccessful run for governor. He didn’t miss an opportunity to criticize his opponent political newcomer Seth Magaziner for his lack of experience.
Former President Bill Clinton came to Rhode Island Wednesday to lend his support to an old family friend, Seth Magaziner, one of two Democrats vying to be the state's next treasurer. More than 200 people turned out for the fundraiser ($50 suggested contribution) at the Rhode Island Convention Center.