Greater disclosure on gifts to elected officials needed

Greater disclosure on gifts to elected officials needed

Government officials using state funds for trips in Common Cause Rhode Island

For the last six months we’ve been reading about members of the General Assembly taking lavish trips on the dime of outside groups.  It’s time for the public to know much more about these gifts, and who is behind them.  That’s why we’ve requested a change to the financial disclosure requirements in Rhode Island so that all elected officials much report gifts they’ve received because of their official position.
Click here to read the letter to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission.