campaign finance http://ripr.org en 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 Reed & Whitehouse Hosting RI Fundraiser for Michigan Senate Candidate Gary Peters Next Week http://ripr.org/post/reed-whitehouse-hosting-ri-fundraiser-michigan-senate-candidate-gary-peters-next-week <p>A bevy of prominent Rhode Island Democrats are hosting a June 12 fundraiser for Michigan Congressman <a href="http://www.petersformichigan.com/landing/e140207/?subsource=splash">Gary Peters</a>, who is trying to vault into the US Senate seat being vacated by Carl Levin.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:58:08 +0000 Ian Donnis 34538 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-23 <p>Welcome back to my Friday column. 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">via the twitters</a>. Let's head in.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 20:40:42 +0000 Ian Donnis 33318 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-22 <p>A hint of summer in the air as we tap away this afternoon, so welcome back to my Friday column, where your tips and thoughts are always welcome via idonnis (at) ripr (dot). You can follow my news and notes through the week <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">via the twitters</a>. Here we go.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 20:56:46 +0000 Ian Donnis 32980 at http://ripr.org Taveras Reports $500K+ for Q1; Raimondo Brings in $1.1M+ http://ripr.org/post/taveras-reports-500k-q1-raimondo-brings-11m <p>Democratic gubernatorial candidate Angel Taveras recorded his best fundraising performance yet by collecting more than $500,000 in the first quarter of 2014, although rival Democrat Gina Raimondo bested that by taking in more than $1.1 million, their campaigns said Thursday.</p><p>Taveras' communications director, Dawn Bergantino, said more than three-quarters of Taveras' take for the quarter "came from within Rhode Island."</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:06:45 +0000 Ian Donnis 32564 at http://ripr.org Campaign Finance Angle Emerges In Gordon Fox Probe http://ripr.org/post/campaign-finance-angle-emerges-gordon-fox-probe <p></p><p>The investigators who raided former House Speaker Gordon Fox's Statehouse office and East Side home <a href="http://ripr.org/post/state-police-federal-authorities-raid-house-speaker-s-office">on March 21 </a>appear to be examining Fox's campaign fundraising.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:53:42 +0000 Ian Donnis 32138 at http://ripr.org Campaign Finance Angle Emerges In Gordon Fox Probe Clinton Fundraiser for Magaziner Set for Tuesday in NYC http://ripr.org/post/clinton-fundraiser-magaziner-set-tuesday-nyc <p>As we <a href="http://ripr.org/post/bill-clinton-expected-headline-march-11-nyc-fundraiser-seth-magaziner">previously reported</a>, former president Bill Clinton will headline <a href="https://services.myngp.com/ngponlineservices/event.aspx?Y=FrZ0S4jyDpU5nw1EB2KhCsK1J6dViHSn8FVeAnp6U7v7n4dSnRChNg%3d%3d">a New York City fundraiser</a> Tuesday evening for <a href="http://sethmagaziner.com/">Seth Magaziner</a>, one of three Democrats running to be Rhode Island's next general treasurer.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:04:29 +0000 Ian Donnis 30213 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 <p>What a week in Rhode Island politics. Welcome back to my weekly column, and thanks for stopping by. As always, feel free to drop me a line at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and to <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">follow me on the twitters</a>. Let's get snapping.</p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:48:26 +0000 Ian Donnis 29101 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q+A: Pell on the Economy, Taxes, Education, Campaign Finance & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-pell-economy-taxes-education-campaign-finance-more <p>Democratic gubernatorial candidate Clay Pell joins the Bonus Q+A to talk about jobs, education, Obamacare, campaign finance and many other issues related to Campaign 2014.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 29090 at http://ripr.org Roberts Endorses Gorbea for Secretary of State http://ripr.org/post/roberts-endorses-gorbea-secretary-state <p><a href="https://nelliegorbea.com/">Nellie Gorbea</a> is touting an endorsement from Elizabeth Roberts, Rhode Island's first female lieutenant governor, as Gorbea tries to become the state's first Latina secretary of state.</p><p>Roberts, who is poised to leave public office in 2015 after two terms as lieutenant governor, is co-chairing a Women for Nellie fundraiser on March 3 at Embolden Design in Pawtucket. The other co-chair is Embolden's owner, Ann-Marie Harrington. Suggested contributions for the event run from $50 to $1000.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:23:53 +0000 Ian Donnis 29041 at http://ripr.org