Related Program: Political Roundtable Political Roundtable: Langevin on Immigration, the Economy, and the NSA By Ian Donnis • Jan 31, 2014 Related Program: Political Roundtable TweetShareGoogle+Email Credit Ian Donnis / RIPR Second District Congressman Jim Langevin joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss President Obama's State of the Union address; Clay Pell's entry in the Democratic primary for governor; and his re-election battle with Republican Rhue Reis. Listen Listening... / 9:35 Tags: Rhue Reisjim langevinimmigrationjobseconomyTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Party Lines Drawn Over Minimum Wage Increases Between Gubernatorial Candidates By John Bender • Jan 24, 2014 Ian Donnis / RIPR In the governor's race Republicans are responding to Democratic proposals to raise the state’s minimum wage. It’s an issue that’s dividing candidates along party lines. Providence Mayor and Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Angel Taveras was the first to give specifics about a plan to hike the minimum wage. He’s proposing a two-dollar ten cent increase over the next four years; from eight dollars to ten-dollars ten cents by 2018. Fellow Democratic candidate for governor, and state treasurer Gina Raimondo wants to see the same increase, but by 2015. State Leaders And Lawmakers Meet To Discuss Jumpstarting The Local Economy By Catherine Welch • Jan 21, 2014 RIPR FILE Political and business leaders are meeting in a couple events Tuesday looking at how to rev up the state’s economy. The first event is a roundtable centered on the national issues, such as patents, facing the state’s innovation industry, and how this industry can help boost Rhode Island’s struggling economy. Both Senator Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse will attend the roundtable, along with Congressman David Cicilline.