Since I began this campaign, I have been arguing that one of the biggest problems and challenges that the state of Rhode Island faces is the perception and reality that our government operates with secretive deals and in back rooms.
The Providence Journal agrees.
More 38 Studios Lessons
“Continuing revelations about the 38 Studios debacle underscore everything wrong with how Rhode Island operates.…
“Legislative Leaders — House Speaker Gordon Fox… — should have been up front with their members and the public about the plans being bandied around behind the scenes. Obviously, someone did not want red flags raised—flags that could have protected the taxpayer, now apparently on the hook for more than $100 million.…
“We must move away from back room discussions, secrecy and rushing through risky schemes before the public has any chance to usefully react.”
—The Providence Journal, Op Ed, August 3, 2012
Why your vote matters
When you vote for me in November, you will be casting a vote for someone who is willing to stand up and fight against dishonesty, back room deals, and last minute legislative slams.