Friday, February 22, 2013

Sequestration and Election Reform on A Lively Experiment (2/22/2013)

Dyana Koelsch – moderator
Maureen Moakley – political science professor URI
John Marion – executive director, Common Cause Rhode Island
Wendy Schiller – political science professor, Brown University
Ted Nesi – reporter,

  • Sequestration and how it will impact Rhode Island’s economy 
  • A proposal to institute run-off elections in future gubernatorial races 
  • A six-bill Rhode Island election reform package 
  • The latest study on the state’s economy and recommendations for  economic development
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