A retro-liveblog formatted transcript of remarks made by Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives Nicholas Mattiello, at this Saturday’s summer meeting of the Rhode Island Taxpayers organization, on the subject of the aftermath of 38 Studios; including why the Speaker favors paying the bonds, why he opposes using his subpoenas in a House investigation, and what the public should expect at the end.
A retro-liveblog of remarks made by Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives Nicholas Mattiello, at this Saturday’s summer meeting of the Rhode Island Taxpayers organization. The areas the Speaker touches on include education, the gas-tax, reducing regulations in RI, and some general ideas about what governing means and how it should be done.
Endorsed for Governor: Allan Fung (over Ken Block 120-46).
Endorsed for Lieutenant Governor: Catherine Taylor (over Kara Russo 134-31)
Endorsed for Attorney General: Dawson Hodgson.
Endorsed for Secretary of State: John Carlevale.
Endorsed for United States Senate: Mark Zaccaria (over Kara Russo 151-14).
Endorsed for Congressional District 1: Cormick Lynch (over Stan Tran 54-21).
Endorsed for Congressional District 2: Rhue Reis.
Brief excerpts from each endorsed candidate’s acceptance remarks are below the fold.
Justin liveblogs another commission hearing on eliminating the state sales tax, this time concerning the state’s economic modeling of the proposal and alternatives from the Center for Freedom & Prosperity.
Justin writes live from another hearing to study the possibility of eliminating Rhode Island’s sales tax.
Justin liveblogs from another meeting of the legislative commission to study the elimination of the sales tax.
Justin writes live from the commission to study elimination of the sales tax.
Justin liveblogs another commission hearing about repealing the sales tax.
Justin writes live from the legislative commission to study the sales tax repeal.
A sort-of liveblog culled from Justin’s tweets during the reemergence of Sakonnet River Bridge tolls in the legislature.
Justin’s back at the State House for round 2 of the House budget debate.
Justin writes live from the floor of the House on budget night.
Justin writes live from House Finance on budget-introduction night.
State Board of Education votes to give Commissioner Deborah Gist a two-year contract.
Writing live from a House Finance committee hearing on the Sakonnet River Bridge toll.
Justin liveblogs from Brookings Institution VP Bruce Katz event with the RI Foundation.
Another economic development study presentation at the State House, liveblogged.
Justin writes live from the Senate Finance hearing on repealing the Sakonnet River Bridge toll.
Justin liveblogs from the Senate’s “Moving the Needle” Summit.
Justin writes live from a five-hour, four-panel economic conference put on by the RI House of Representatives.