endorsements http://ripr.org en As Expected, Pell Gets National Education Association Rhode Island endorsement http://ripr.org/post/expected-pell-gets-national-education-association-rhode-island-endorsement <p>Democratic gubernatorial candidate Clay Pell has won the endorsement of the political action committee of the National Education Association Rhode Island, whose leadership has enthusiastically supported Pell's campaign.</p><p>In a statement, NEARI president Larry Purtill says, “This race for governor is critical to the state of Rhode Island and public education. We need a candidate who will listen to educators, stop the testing craze and make sure that every Rhode Island student has the opportunity for a great public school education."</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:30:20 +0000 Ian Donnis 30773 at http://ripr.org Taveras Cites Endorsement by 32 State Lawmakers http://ripr.org/post/taveras-cites-endorsement-32-state-lawmakers <p><a href="http://angel2014.com/">Angel Taveras' gubernatorial campaign</a> is rolling out endorsements by 32 state lawmakers.</p><p>In a statement, Taveras says, “I am grateful to these 32 State Senators and State Representatives for their support and for their belief in the Democratic values that I stand for,” said Mayor Angel Taveras. “I look forward to continuing to work with these officials, and all Rhode Islanders, to convey my message of hope and my plans to move Rhode Island forward.”</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:47:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 28733 at http://ripr.org RI State Association of Fire Fighters Endorses Taveras for Governor http://ripr.org/post/ri-state-association-fire-fighters-endorses-taveras-governor <p></p><p>Two days after <a href="http://ripr.org/post/taveras-announces-his-run-governor-says-he-answers-working-families">he announced his gubernatorial campaign</a>, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras collected the endorsement on Wednesday of<a href="http://risaff.org/index.cfm?section=1"> the Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters</a> outside a Cranston fire house.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:48:32 +0000 Ian Donnis 24013 at http://ripr.org RI State Association of Fire Fighters Endorses Taveras for Governor