early voting http://ripr.org en Bonus Q+A: Gorbea on Voter Turnout, Lobbyists, Legislative Transparency + More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-gorbea-voter-turnout-lobbyists-legislative-transparency-more <p>Democratic Secretary of State candidate Nellie Gorbea joins us on Bonus Q+A to discuss her campaign and various issues facing the office, including voter turnout; voter ID; lobbyist disclosure; and the level of legislative transparency.</p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 26183 at http://ripr.org Tuesday, March 5, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/tuesday-march-5-2013 <p>Congressman David Cicilline predicts that public outrage about the impact of across the board spending cuts will eventually lead to a new budget agreement.&nbsp; Early voting could come to RI if a proposed bill is passed by the General Assembly.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%205%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:44:07 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11361 at http://ripr.org Bill Would Bring Early Voting to RI http://ripr.org/post/bill-would-bring-early-voting-ri <p>Rhode Islanders would be allowed to vote early under a bill introduced in the General Assembly. The bill was introduced at the request of the governor’s office.</p><p>Rhode Islanders would be allowed to vote Thursdays and Fridays three weeks before an election, under a bill sponsored by State Representative Deborah Ruggiero.&nbsp;&nbsp; The Jamestown democrat says the long lines we saw during the 2012 presidential election should not be tolerated.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:23:25 +0000 Flo Jonic 11319 at http://ripr.org