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Common Cause release on General Assembly to keep pension settlement out of budget

June 3, 2015 Common Cause Rhode Island calls on the General Assembly to hold a separate debate and vote on the pension settlement bills (S 876/H 6181). Currently it appears the legislation will be considered as part of the annual

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Open government groups blast attorney general opinion on open records law

Calling it “a new low” in the state’s enforcement of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA), five open government groups today blasted an opinion issued by the Attorney General’s office which held that public bodies can charge members of

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Good government groups call on Rhode Island Senate to withdraw ethics resolution

Common Cause Rhode Island, along with the Rhode Island Taxpayers, and the League of Women Voters of Rhode, ask the Rhode Island Senate to withdraw Senate resolution 2824 Sub A as amended. This resolution, which would put a constitutional amendment

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