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Voting & Elections 07.13.2018

Political Roundtable: Significance Of SEC Probe For RI

John Marion, executive director of the good government group Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins Political Roundtable to discuss an SEC probe with a Rhode Island link, the recent General Assembly session, and fallout from recent endorsement controveries.

Voting & Elections 06.28.2018

Probe sought over rent-free offices

A government watchdog group wants an investigation into whether a Rhode Island real estate developer tried to curry favor with politicians of both parties by giving them free campaign offices. John Marion, the executive director of Common Cause, filed a campaign finance complaint earlier against Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung after WPRI-TV reported that the ...

Money & Influence 06.25.2018

Trillo says pro-Fung billboards violate campaign-finance law HIDE CAPTION Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has been accused of violating campaign finance law in connection with digital billboards in North Providence endorsing his candidacy for governor. [The Providence Journal, file / Glenn Osmundson]

Fung’s campaign for Rhode Island governor violated campaign finance law by using digital billboards in North Providence touting his candidacy and not reporting it in campaign finance documents, independent gubernatorial candidate Joe Trillo said Monday.

Voting & Elections 06.18.2018

Fung Facing Elections Board Complaints By Raimondo, Morgan & Common Cause

Two rivals of GOP gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung, Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo and Republican Patricia Morgan, filed complaints Monday against Fung with the state Board of Elections about questions surrounding Fung's campaign headquarters in Cranston. The non-partisan good government group Common Cause of Rhode Island also filed a complaint against Fung.

Voting & Elections 06.18.2018

Raimondo, Morgan file complaints against Fung

Gov. Gina Raimondo and Rep. Patricia Morgan have each filed a complaint with the Rhode Island Board of Elections against Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, accusing him of violating the state’s campaign finance laws.

Money & Influence 06.18.2018

Raimondo, Morgan to file elections complaints over Fung’s free use of campaign office

Gov. Gina Raimondo and Rep. Patricia Morgan, who is challenging Cranston Mayor Allan Fung for the Republican nomination for governor, both plan to file complaints with the state Board of Elections, alleging that Fung’s free use of office space at Cranston’s Chapel View amounts to an illegal campaign contribution from the Carpionato Corp. Common Cause Rhode Island has also filed a complaint.

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