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Convention Center Authority Awards Itself Bonuses

Remember yesterday when I suggested donating to Common Cause RI so they could continue keeping an eye on our elected and non-elected officials? This is exactly what I was talking about! Katherine Gregg writes in today’s Providence Journal “Convention Center Authority bonuses questioned” that the CCA may have violated the Open Meetings Act. And I […]

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Common Cause Legislative Wrap-Up

(7.24) The public is invited to attend Common Cause RI’s annual End-of-Session Legislative Wrap-Up this Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center on the East Side. Join us for our third annual end-of-session wrap-up event! We’ll discuss our legislative priorities and accomplishments, and recap the 2019 Session. You win some, you lose some. Let’s talk about

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‘Demystifying Democracy’ Conference

(3.23) “‘Our offense reports aren’t considered public record,’ state police spokewoman Laura Meade Kirk said in an email Wednesday.” This from a piece in today’s ProJo written by staff writer Amanda Milkovits. Funnily enough, Milkovits will be one of the featured panelists at “Demystifying Democracy: Learn from the Experts: How to use Rhode Island’s Public

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‘Legislative Wrap-Up’ With Common Cause — Rochambeau Library

(7.26) Head over to the Rochambeau Library Thursday evening for the annual Common Cause Legislative Wrap-Up and find out what the hell just happened, who did what to whom, and how do we make them pay. Each year the non-profit good government group, Common Cause Rhode Island, does a wrap-up of the just finished legislative

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‘Demystifying Democracy’ At Metcalf Auditorium

(1.20) “Held for further study” . . .  the procedural equivalent of “We’re taking the cat to live on a farm.” The first seminar in the Demystifying Democracy series, “I’m Just a Bill (held for further study),” will focus on understanding the legislative process in Rhode Island. This year, Common Cause Rhode Island is again

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