local feature; Angel Taveras http://ripr.org en Scott MacKay Commentary: Where To Put The Probation Office? http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-commentary-where-put-probation-office <p>The plan to locate a state probation office on Fountain Street in downtown Providence is dead. But RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says the debate on where it ought to go may be just beginning.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:06:51 +0000 Scott MacKay 28814 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: Where To Put The Probation Office? Political Roundtable: Smiley on Guns, His Campaign for Mayor, Susan Farmer + More http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-smiley-guns-his-campaign-mayor-susan-farmer-more <p></p><p>Brett Smiley, a candidate for mayor of Providence in 2014, joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss the shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.; his campaign to succeed Angel Taveras; the passing of former secretary of state Susan Farmer; and a new poll showing Taveras leading expected Democratic gubernatorial rival Gina Raimondo.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 21932 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Smiley on Guns, His Campaign for Mayor, Susan Farmer + More