Guillaume de Ramel http://ripr.org en TGIF: 10 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-10-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-11 <p>Welcome back to my weekly column, and thanks for stopping by. Your tips and thoughts are always welcome at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and you can follow me all week long on the twitters. Here we go.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:13:02 +0000 Ian Donnis 36591 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q&A: de Ramel on His Run for Secretary of State & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-de-ramel-his-run-secretary-state-more <p>Democratic secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel joined Bonus Q+A this week to discuss his run campaign and a host of related issues, including business regulation, early voting, and how to encourage more political competition.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 36532 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Lobbyists, Newport Grand & The Race for Governor http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-de-ramel-lobbyists-newport-grand-race-governor <p></p><p>Democratic secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel joins Political Roundtable to discuss his campaign; disclosure shortcomings involving lobbyists; the Democratic race for governor; and other issues.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 36517 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Lobbyists, Newport Grand & The Race for Governor Bonus Q+A: Democratic Secretary Of State Candidate Gorbea On Her Run For Secretary Of State & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-democratic-secretary-state-candidate-gorbea-her-run-secretary-state-more <p>Candidate for Secretary of State, Democrat Nellie Gorbea joins us on Bonus Q+A this week to discuss the race for that office, and how she differs from current secretary Ralph Mollis, and how she would approach the job.&nbsp; And ways of improving the election process in Rhode Island.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:53:12 +0000 Ian Donnis 35885 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Gorbea On Cianci's Mayoral Run, Voter ID Law & More http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-gorbea-ciancis-mayoral-run-voter-id-law-more <p>Democratic candidate for Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea joins the Political Roundtable this week, to discuss the Providence mayor's race and the newest candidate, Buddy Cianci; voter identification law; casino gambling in Rhode Island and Massachusetts; and high stakes testing in high schools.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:27:05 +0000 Ian Donnis 35884 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Gorbea On Cianci's Mayoral Run, Voter ID Law & More TGIF: 15 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-15-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-9 <p>While we've had a glimpse of spring and winter weather over the last week, politics remains the thing for all seasons in the Ocean State. So welcome back to my weekly column, and feel free to share your thoughts and tips at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org. You can also follow my missives all week long <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 21:11:06 +0000 Ian Donnis 34428 at http://ripr.org RI Democratic city and town chairs split on Taveras-Raimondo http://ripr.org/post/ri-democratic-city-and-town-chairs-split-taveras-raimondo <p>The Democratic primary election for governor is shaping up as a close contest between Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo.</p><p>The early Channel 12/ProJo public opinion surveys conducted by veteran Rhode Island pollster Joe Fleming show this to be the case.&nbsp; Now comes last night’s endorsement confab held at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick by the R.I. Association of Democratic City and &nbsp;Town Chairs, which failed to reach consensus on an endorsement for governor.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 21:32:48 +0000 Scott MacKay 34391 at http://ripr.org TGIF: 12 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-12-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-23 <p>Welcome back to my Friday column. Your tips and thoughts are always welcome at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and you can follow me through the week <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">via the twitters</a>. Let's head in.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 20:40:42 +0000 Ian Donnis 33318 at http://ripr.org TGIF: 15 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics + Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-15-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-1 <p>The year ended as 2013 began: with Rhode Island's political/media class fixated on the looming race for governor in 2014. At least we're a bit closer now. With that in mind, welcome back to my weekly column. Your tips and thoughts are always welcome at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and your cordially invited to follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 21:48:38 +0000 Ian Donnis 26598 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q+A: de Ramel on Voter ID, Early Voting, Campaign Finance + More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-de-ramel-voter-id-early-voting-campaign-finance-more <p>Guillaume de Ramel joins us on Bonus Q+A this week to discuss his Democratic run for secretary of state and a host of related issues, including voter ID, how to increase voting participation, the impact of money in his primary battle with rival Democrat Nellie Gorbea, and more.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:32:29 +0000 Ian Donnis 26588 at http://ripr.org