State of Rhode Island secondary Archives: on Government Reform


Bob Flanders: Require disclosure for contributions to super PACs

Q: Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?

A: Yes. I support disclosure laws to identify contributors to Super PACs.

Source: Rhode Island VoteSmart 2018 Political Courage Test Nov 1, 2018

Allan Fung: Internal department to audit fraud, waste and corruption

Allan believes that our government should be held accountable for every taxpayer dollar spent. As Governor, Allan will work to eliminate fraud, waste and corruption by creating an Office of the Inspector General which will be responsible for conducting investigations into agencies in the executive branch. This office will also provide recommendations, conduct policy analysis, and provide training to the agencies that need it.
Source: 2018 Rhode Island governor Campaign website AllanFung.com Sep 1, 2018

Bobby Nardolillo: Shift elections to Saturday

Nardolillo says he has lost votes in the past because supporters were too busy working to vote. He supports holding a vote on one weekend day, on Saturday, because two days would be more expensive and he also believes Sunday is for family and for religious reflection.
Source: Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race Sep 22, 2017

Gina Raimondo: Allow online voter registration

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