lobbyists http://ripr.org en Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Lobbyists, Newport Grand & The Race for Governor http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-de-ramel-lobbyists-newport-grand-race-governor <p></p><p>Democratic secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel joins Political Roundtable to discuss his campaign; disclosure shortcomings involving lobbyists; the Democratic race for governor; and other issues.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 36517 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Lobbyists, Newport Grand & The Race for Governor Bonus Q+A: de Ramel on Voter ID, Early Voting, Campaign Finance + More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-de-ramel-voter-id-early-voting-campaign-finance-more <p>Guillaume de Ramel joins us on Bonus Q+A this week to discuss his Democratic run for secretary of state and a host of related issues, including voter ID, how to increase voting participation, the impact of money in his primary battle with rival Democrat Nellie Gorbea, and more.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:32:29 +0000 Ian Donnis 26588 at http://ripr.org NRA's RI PAC Dissolves Following Campaign Finance Complaint http://ripr.org/post/nras-ri-pac-dissolves-following-campaign-finance-complaint <p>The NRA's political action committee in Rhode Island, which has contributed a considerable amount of money to Rhode Island lawmakers over the years,<a href="https://secure.ricampaignfinance.com/RhodeIslandCF/ReportsScanned/259-RICF7-131034-94cb8c91-b795-4156-a22a-55a8907afc01.pdf"> dissolved</a> on September 26 after being the subject of a complaint by<a href="http://www.ripda.org/"> the Rhode Island chapter</a> of the Progressive Democrats of America.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:06:32 +0000 Ian Donnis 23716 at http://ripr.org Lobbyists for General Assembly have reports due http://ripr.org/post/lobbyists-general-assembly-have-reports-due <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) Lobbyists in the state of Rhode Island have two reports due Tuesday.&nbsp; Lobbyists who represented clients before the General Assembly last year are expected to file both a report for last December and for the entire year of 2012.<br><br>The information contained in these reports makes up part of what is found on the <a href="http://sos.ri.gov/ltpublic/" target="_blank">website of Secretary of State Ralph Mollis</a>.&nbsp; The annual report is required whenever a state official is given anything worth more than $250 by a lobbyist. &nbsp;<br> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:06:51 +0000 Lydia Rogers 8263 at http://ripr.org