TGIF http://ripr.org en TGIF: 12 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-12-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-31 <p>There are few places better than Rhode Island in the summer -- and that's doubly true for political junkies thanks to our very busy election season. Thanks for stopping by for my weekly column, and feel free to share your tips and thoughts via idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org. You can also follow me all week long <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:08:04 +0000 Ian Donnis 36942 at http://ripr.org 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 TGIF: 17 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-17-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-3 <p>Happy Independence Day! Thanks for stopping by for my Friday column. Feel free to share your tips via idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org and to follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Without further ado, and with a lot more political fireworks on the way, let's get going.</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:05:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 36059 at http://ripr.org TGIF: 10 Things to Know Mostly About Buddy Cianci http://ripr.org/post/tgif-10-things-know-mostly-about-buddy-cianci <p>Just another nice quiet week here in the Biggest Little, right? Thanks for stopping by and welcome back to my Friday column. Your tips and thoughts are always welcome via idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and you can follow me all week long <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:02:18 +0000 Ian Donnis 35896 at http://ripr.org TGIF Will Return Next Week http://ripr.org/post/tgif-will-return-next-week <p>TGIF is on hiatus and will return next week.</p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 05:58:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 35553 at http://ripr.org TGIF: 11 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-11-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-6 <p>Welcome back to my Friday column. The news keeps coming fast and furious, from near and <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/13/world/meast/iraq-violence/">far</a>, although the local pace is bound to include just a few more leisure moments with the approach of summer. Feel free to share your tips and thoughts at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and to follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Here we go. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 23:13:02 +0000 Ian Donnis 35140 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-26 <p>Welcome back to my Friday column. You know summer isn't far behind when a budget emerges in the General Assembly and gubernatorial candidates increasingly take to the airwaves. 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"> on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:16:05 +0000 Ian Donnis 34788 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-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 Guest TGIF: Five Things to Know About the Open Meetings Act http://ripr.org/post/guest-tgif-five-things-know-about-open-meetings-act <p><em>Your humble correspondent took a few days off before the Memorial Day weekend. So we're diverting from our usual TGIF this week, turning the space over for a guest column by John Marion, executive director of <a href="https://twitter.com/commoncauseri">Common Cause of Rhode Island</a>, on the highly relevant theme of government transparency and open meetings. Take it away, John ....</em></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 19:01:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 33938 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-24 <p>Thanks for stopping by for my Friday column. You can follow me through the week <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a> and your thoughts and feedback are welcome at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org. Let's head in.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 21:01:52 +0000 Ian Donnis 33685 at http://ripr.org