Monday, July 29, 2019

Conflict of Interest?: Rhode Island Dem Gov’s cozy $1 Billion Gift to Party Deputy

This is a sweetheart deal for Democrats in the right places that do business with Rhode Island.
Free Beacon reports Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo is facing criticism after her administration awarded a no-bid billion-dollar contract to a gaming company that is represented by the treasurer of the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) which Raimondo chairs.

In June, Governor Raimondo and Democratic state legislators announced an exclusive twenty-year $1 billion contract with IGT to operate the state’s lottery system. The British gambling company is also poised to receive a 32 percent stake in newly-legalized sports betting operations.

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