daniel mckee http://ripr.org en Catherine Taylor Sounds Economic Message in Unveiling GOP Run for Lieutenant Governor http://ripr.org/post/catherine-taylor-sounds-economic-message-unveiling-gop-run-lieutenant-governor <p></p><p>Catherine Taylor on Monday launched her Republican campaign for lieutenant governor by vowing to use the office as a bully pulpit for improving the state's economic climate.</p><p>Taylor is a former aide to the late senator John Chafee, and she stepped down last week as head of the state Division of Elderly Affairs. Speaking outside the Business Innovation Factory in Providence's Olneyville section, Taylor was joined by her family and other Republicans, including gubernatorial candidates Allan Fung and Ken Block, in formally launching her campaign.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:06:13 +0000 Ian Donnis 35637 at http://ripr.org Catherine Taylor Sounds Economic Message in Unveiling GOP Run for Lieutenant Governor Catherine Taylor Joins Race for Lieutenant Governor http://ripr.org/post/catherine-taylor-joins-race-lieutenant-governor <p>Republican Catherine Taylor, who came within a whisker of beating Democrat Ralph Mollis in the 2010 race for secretary of state, has confirmed she's running this year for lieutenant governor.</p><p>In a statement, Taylor says she'll step down from her current post as director of the state Division of Elderly Affairs on June 20.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:59:55 +0000 Ian Donnis 34941 at http://ripr.org Director Of State Elderly Affairs Division Jumps Into Lieutenant Governor Race http://ripr.org/post/director-state-elderly-affairs-division-jumps-lieutenant-governor-race <p>Catherine Taylor, the State’s director of the Division of Elderly Affairs is stepping down from her post to jump into the race for Lieutenant Governor.&nbsp; This will be the second time Taylor will run against Ralph Mollis.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The first time the two sparred for political office was in 2010, in the race for Secretary of State. Mollis won that contest by a razor thin margin of 1.2 percent beating Taylor by less than four thousand votes; not enough to prompt a recount. Since then Taylor has served director of the Division of Elderly Affairs for Rhode Island.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:37:56 +0000 John Bender 34933 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Ferri on Running for LG; RI's Healthcare Exchange; 38 Studios & More http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-ferri-running-lg-ris-healthcare-exchange-38-studios-more <p></p><p>State Representative Frank Ferri (D-Warwick), one of three Democrats running for lieutenant governor, joined Political Roundtable this week discuss his campaign and other issues, including 38 Studios and the Democratic race for governor.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 34733 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Ferri on Running for LG; RI's Healthcare Exchange; 38 Studios & More Bonus Q+A: McKee on Education, Why RI Needs an LG & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-mckee-education-why-ri-needs-lg-more <p>Democratic Lieutenant Governor candidate Daniel McKee joined Bonus Q+A last week to discuss his campaign and a host of related issues.</p><p></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 18:47:42 +0000 Ian Donnis 34224 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: McKee on Mayoral Academies, 38 Studios, Tax Policy & the I-195 Process http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-mckee-mayoral-academies-38-studios-tax-policy-i-195-process <p></p><p>Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Daniel McKee, the mayor of Cumberland, joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss his support for mayoral academies; more revelations about 38 Studios; transparency in the I-195 process; and the outlook on Smith Hill for tax cuts.</p><p></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 33946 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: McKee on Mayoral Academies, 38 Studios, Tax Policy & the I-195 Process Cumberland Mayor Daniel McKee Launches Run for Lieutenant Governor http://ripr.org/post/cumberland-mayor-daniel-mckee-launches-run-lieutenant-governor <p>Cumberland Mayor Daniel McKee on Wednesday launched his <a href="http://www.mckee4lg.org">Democratic run for lieutenant governor</a>. He's expected to square off during a primary next September with Secretary of State <a href="http://ripr.org/post/mollis-intends-run-lieutenant-governor-2014">Ralph Mollis</a>, who is prevented by term limits from seeking re-election.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/UAQQVBINKCU" width="560"></iframe></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:33:18 +0000 Ian Donnis 24762 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q+A: Mollis on the Master Lever, His Record as Secretary of State + More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-mollis-master-lever-his-record-secretary-state-more <p>Secretary of State Ralph Mollis joins us on Bonus Q+A to talk about his record after two terms in the job, his qualifications for lieutenant governor and a range of other issues.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 22659 at http://ripr.org McKee Organizes in Race for Lieutenant Governor http://ripr.org/post/mckee-organizes-race-lieutenant-governor <p>Cumberland Mayor Daniel McKee, who has made <a href="http://wrnipoliticsblog.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/mckee-says-hes-certainly-interested-in-running-for-lieutenant-governor-in-2014/">little secret</a> of his interest in running next year for lieutenant governor, has filed <a href="https://secure.ricampaignfinance.com/RhodeIslandCF/ReportsScanned/2235-RICF1-130820-ad7e2dda-11e7-490d-ab11-9f283a3c076c.pdf">a notice of organization</a> with the state Board of Elections to pursue that office. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:54:38 +0000 Ian Donnis 18993 at http://ripr.org