Engage RI http://ripr.org en Is EngageRI Secrecy Hurting Raimondo? http://ripr.org/post/engageri-secrecy-hurting-raimondo-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>In politics, as in pensions, assets can turn into liabilities. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay wonders if an advocacy group for pension overhaul that doesn’t need to disclose its members has become state Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s Achilles heel.</p><p></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:11:56 +0000 Scott MacKay 13578 at http://ripr.org In switch, Raimondo backs disclosing contributors to EngageRI http://ripr.org/post/switch-raimondo-backs-disclosing-contributors-engageri <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">After a week in which the Wall Street Journal reported on a six-figure contribution to EngageRI by a Houston billionaire, state Treasurer Gina Raimondo is now supporting disclosure Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:22:10 +0000 Ian Donnis 4744 at http://ripr.org Diossa says EngageRI should disclose its contributors http://ripr.org/post/diossa-says-engageri-should-disclose-its-contributors <p><a href="http://www.diossaformayor.com/">James Diossa</a>, the mayor-elect of Central Falls, says <a href="http://engageri.org/">EngageRI</a> should disclose its contributors in the interest of transparency.</p><p>“I’m all about open [government] and honest and transparency, so I believe it should be open,” Diossa said during a taping this morning of RIPR’s <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wrni/news.newsmain?action=section&amp;SECTION_ID=7071">Political Roundtable</a>. The segment will air during Morning Edition at 5:40 and 7:40 on&nbsp;Friday.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 21:47:29 +0000 Ian Donnis 7428 at http://ripr.org The one percent and Rhode Island's pension overhaul http://ripr.org/post/one-percent-and-rhode-islands-pension-overhaul <p style="font-size: 13px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Old friend (and former ProJo reporter) Mike Corkery of the Wall Street Journal has broken a very interesting Rhode Island pensio Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:22:05 +0000 Scott MacKay 1240 at http://ripr.org