Stephen Casey http://ripr.org en Casey ruled eligible to run by US Office of Special Counsel http://ripr.org/post/casey-ruled-eligible-run-us-office-special-counsel <p>Stephen Casey, the Woonsocket firefighter who defeated state Representative Jon Brien in a Democratic&nbsp;primary last month, has been ruled eligible to run by the <a href="http://www.osc.gov/">US Office of Special Counsel</a>. The ruling comes after Brien <a href="http://wrnipoliticsblog.wordpress.com/2012/09/27/brien-charges-his-primary-opponent-was-ineligible-due-to-a-hatch-act-violation/">argued the Hatch Act precluded Casey </a>from being a candidate.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 06:25:26 +0000 Ian Donnis 8655 at http://ripr.org Casey calls Brien’s Hatch Act complaint without merit http://ripr.org/post/casey-calls-brien-s-hatch-act-complaint-without-merit <p>Woonsocket firefighter <a href="http://woonsocket.patch.com/articles/stephen-casey-thanks-voters-friends-family-after-dist-50-win#photo-11341236">Stephen Casey</a>, who beat state Representative Jon Brien in the September 11 primary, says he thinks <a href="http://wrnipoliticsblog.wordpress.com/2012/09/27/brien-charges-his-primary-opponent-was-ineligible-due-to-a-hatch-act-violation/">Brien’s charge of a Hatch Act violation </a>is all wet.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:04:49 +0000 Ian Donnis 8536 at http://ripr.org Brien charges his primary opponent was ineligible due to a Hatch Act violation http://ripr.org/post/brien-charges-his-primary-opponent-was-ineligible-due-hatch-act-violation <p>Outgoing state Representative <a href="http://wrnipoliticsblog.wordpress.com/2012/09/20/five-reasons-why-jon-brien-thinks-his-write-in-campaign-will-be-different/">Jon Brien</a>, who lost his seat in the September 11 primary to Woonsocket firefighter Stephen Casey, charged today&nbsp;that Casey was ineligible to run to a federal Hatch Act violation. Brien says the violation is based on how Casey is employed by a department that receives federal funding.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:10:40 +0000 Ian Donnis 8540 at http://ripr.org