John Marion http://ripr.org en Bonus Q+A: Marion on Transparency, Ethics, Campaign Finance & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-marion-transparency-ethics-campaign-finance-more <p>John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins Bonus Q+A this week to discuss improved technology in the General Assembly; the impact of super PACs in Rhode Island; the outlook for strengthening the state Ethics Commission; and many other issues.</p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 27449 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Marion on the General Assembly, DC Gridlock & More http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-marion-general-assembly-dc-gridlock-more <p></p><p>John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss the new legislative session; the battle over extended unemployment benefits; and the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.</p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 27442 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Marion on the General Assembly, DC Gridlock & More 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 Bonus Q+A: Marion on the General Assembly, Campaign Finance, a Constitutional Convention + More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-marion-general-assembly-campaign-finance-constitutional-convention-more <p>Common Cause of RI executive director John Marion joins us on Bonus Q+A to discuss the General Assembly, selecting judges in Rhode Island, the evolving world of campaign finance, the 2014 vote on a constitutional convention, and other topics.</p><p></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 19017 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