GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS


2015 Assembly Session Underway Feb 2015

The 2015 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly began last month on the same day that Gov. Gina Raimondo and the other General Officers took the oath of office.

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The 2014 Elections Nov 2014

The gap between the electorate in a presidential year election and a non-presidential year continues to widen.  This year, in both Rhode Island and the country,

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Rhode Island Politics, by the Numbers May 2014

With the campaign season looming, the Society’s government relations counsel asked – and answered – two important questions:

First, what does it cost to run for the General Assembly in Rhode Island? Second, how engaged is the business community in getting pro-business candidates elected to office?

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Political Polling 101 Feb 2014

With an election year underway, we reprint an updated piece by David Preston of New Harbor Group, the Society’s government relations and communications counsel, on political polling during the campaign season that appeared on his company’s blog. To read more, click here.

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Support the Society’s Political Action Committee Nov 2013

Advocacy is a key part of our efforts at the R.I. Society of CPAs. Over the years we have enjoyed success on a number of important issues, including modernizing ownership standards for firms, preventing over-regulation of the profession and taking a stand on tax policies and other issues that matter to our clients. 

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