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In RI, Politicians Hire Lots of Politicians – It Creates Lots of Issues

In RI, politicians hire other elected officials. John Marion comments on the ethical problems that this practice presents.

Money & Influence 11.14.2023

$182K loan, ethics filings tie Woonsocket mayor to developer in controversial land deal

Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt's controversial $1.1 million land deal is under scrutiny.

After signature review, state elections panel affirms Matos’ place on ballot

No "obvious pattern of fraud," says RI Board of Elections.

Voting & Elections 08.16.2023

NBC 10 talks with John Marion about signature matching

Marion discusses lessons that can be learned from the recent signature matching scandal.

Ethics Commission will investigate McKee’s ‘free lunch’ with lobbyist. What to know.

Executive director John Marion's comment on the ethics probe recently launched by the State Ethics Commission into Gov. Dan McKee's January lunch with controversial lobbyists.

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