Despite a year of ethics challenges in the House, Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello thinks Dems’ dominance will grow

FOCUS ON REFORM: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello shepherded a bill through the General Assembly that will place a constitutional amendment on the November ballot seeking to restore full authority to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission over state lawmakers. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
FOCUS ON REFORM: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello shepherded a bill through the General Assembly that will place a constitutional amendment on the November ballot seeking to restore full authority to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission over state lawmakers. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
In addition to economic development, education and infrastructure, issues of ethics in governance were front and center in 2016. The behavior of elected officials was…

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