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Money & Influence 05.12.2023

‘We needed this yesterday’: An emergency contract award raises many questions in Woonsocket

John Marion speaks with the Rhode Island Current about a questionable contract awarded in Woonsocket.

ID requirement at state building raises concerns

John Marion talks to WPRI about new identification requirements at a Department of Administration building.

On APRA, R.I. attorney general tells public bodies: Accept the facts, not just the fax

John Marion talks to the Boston Globe about ARPA requests and public access to government records.

In bid for more transparency, changes to RI’s public records law introduced

An update to the state’s public records law has been filed at the State House, seeking to make government more transparent.

Good-government advocates fault state’s refusal to release RISP misconduct records

Transparency experts criticize Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha’s office's decision to deny an Access to Public Records request filed by the Providence Journal for documents detailing a former Rhode Island State Police lieutenant colonel’s alleged dishonesty.

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