Politics & Policies

Know Your Proxy

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by Josh Wood Friday April 3, 2009


A. Ralph Mollis is offering Cranston residents a new tool for talking with local, state and federal officials.

The Secretary of State has published the 2009 “Rhode Island Government Owner’s
,” which includes contact information for the state’s Congressional delegation, municipal leaders and key officials in all three branches of state government.

The new Owner’s Manual includes contact information for every member of the General Assembly as well as city and town councils and school committees. The directory even lists key staff for state agencies and municipal departments.

The guide also publishes the name of every registered State House lobbyist as well as the companies and organizations they represent.

“This directory makes it easier for the public to connect with elected officials, seek help and find out more about the practice of making policy,” Mollis explained.

Photo by Brooke Novak

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