Common Cause Rhode Island http://ripr.org en Good Government Groups Press Raimondo For Investment Transparency http://ripr.org/post/good-government-groups-press-raimondo-investment-transparency <p>Four groups are calling on state Treasurer Gina Raimondo to release more information about hedge fund investments in Rhode Island’s pension plan.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The groups say they’re troubled by how Raimondo’s office, in a recent response to the Providence Journal, heavily redacted some details about the hedge fund investments. The four organizations are Common Cause of Rhode Island, the RI Press Association, and the state chapters of the ACLU and the League of Women Voters.</p><p></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:23:29 +0000 Ian Donnis 19801 at http://ripr.org Good Government Groups Press Raimondo For Investment Transparency Political Roundtable: Marion on Ethics in Politics and the Legislative Session http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-marion-ethics-politics-and-legislative-session <div><p>Ethics in Rhode Island and a look back at the recent legislative session. That’s part of the discussion this week on Political Roundtable.</p><p></p><p></p></div><p></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:57:30 +0000 Ian Donnis 19054 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Marion on Ethics in Politics and the Legislative Session Bonus Q+A: John Marion http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-john-marion <p>The head of Common Cause of Rhode Island, John Marion, keeps a close eye on the General Assembly and other branches of local government. Marion stopped by our studio to talk about the recent legislative session and other issues involving the intersection of government and ethics.</p><p></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:49:57 +0000 Ian Donnis 19053 at http://ripr.org RI Watchdog Group Urges Gov. to Pull Higher Education Commissioner Nominee Mancuso http://ripr.org/post/ri-watchdog-group-urges-gov-pull-higher-education-commissioner-nominee-mancuso <p>Common Cause Rhode Island is urging Gov. Lincoln Chafee to withdraw his nominee for interim higher education commissioner. The governor has tapped the chair of the Board of Education for a job overseen by the board she leads.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:02:05 +0000 Catherine Welch & Flo Jonic 18465 at http://ripr.org RI Watchdog Group Urges Gov. to Pull Higher Education Commissioner Nominee Mancuso