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THE U..S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION has fined Oaktree Capital Management for violating "pay-to-play" rules regarding campaign contributions to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo during her 2014 run for office. Her office said that the contribution was flagged and returned at the time. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

Money manager for state pension settles SEC complaint for violating ‘pay-to-play’...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is cited indirectly in a federal complaint against an investment advisory firm that handled state pension money when...
IN THE GOVERNOR'S RACE, only Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, a Democrat, and Joseph Trillo, who is running as an independent, will not seek state matching funds for the private contributions they raise in 2018. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/STEPHANIE EWENS/MICHAEL SALERNO

Most gubernatorial candidates to seek state matching funds for 2018 campaigns

PROVIDENCE – Most of the major party candidates for governor have indicated they will seek state matching funds for the private contributions they raise...
FIVE CANDIDATES have filed to run in the Providence mayoral race. Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will face two democrats in the primaries. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

5 candidates file for Providence mayoral race

PROVIDENCE – Five candidates have filed for the Providence mayoral race, according to the R.I. Department of State.This year, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will...
Most elected officials representing Rhode Island statewide and nationally will draw opponents this year.PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Raimondo, McKee, Whitehouse and Cicilline draw primary challenges

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo drew two challengers for the upcoming Democratic Primary Sept. 6, while three Republicans and five other candidates have...

$250M school construction bond to appear on November ballot

PROVIDENCE – Last week’s approval by the General Assembly and the governor of the fiscal year 2019 state budget moved a huge project to...
LOOKING TO MAKE A CHANGE: Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung is looking to reverse the outcome of the election four years ago, when he lost to Gina M. Raimondo for the top Rhode Island office. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, June 25, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...

Steven Frias announces run for House District 15, bid to unseat...

CRANSTON – Republican Attorney Steven Frias will run again for state Representative in District 15, setting up another match with incumbent House Speaker Nicholas...
LOOKING TO MAKE A CHANGE: Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung is looking to reverse the outcome of the election four years ago, when he lost to Gina M. Raimondo for the top Rhode Island office. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Fung’s back! Do voters share his despair over the state’s direction?

Allan W. Fung, the nine-year mayor of Cranston, has launched a second campaign for governor, once again targeting now-incumbent Gina M. Raimondo, and pointing...

Gubernatorial candidates differ on lowering tax burden

Most comparative surveys find Rhode Islanders are overtaxed, and most of the candidates running for the governor’s office this year – including the incumbent...
The gubernatorial campaigns of Gina M. Raimondo and Patricia Morgan are requesting a state Board of Elections investigation into the Allan Fung campaign finances./PBN FILE PHOTO MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo and Morgan campaigns, Common Cause RI file complaints against Fung...

PROVIDENCE – The gubernatorial campaigns of Gina M. Raimondo and Patricia L. Morgan both said Monday they filed complaints against the campaign of Allan...
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