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Newsmakers RI General Treasurer Debate: Ernie Almonte, Frank Caprio, Seth Magaziner

SEE THE DEBATE HERE  PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The three candidates for Rhode Island general treasurer all agreed Friday that the state’s landmark pension overhaul was necessary and pledged to negotiate a settlement to a lawsuit filed by public employee unions in order to........ Read More →

Ernie Almonte on Dan Yorke State of Mind (Skip to 10:07) (WPRI) — Dan Yorke State of Mind is a television program on myRITV that will tackle the issues affecting everyday Rhode Islanders – from the economy to education, local politics to the lighter side of life – this half hour........ Read More →

Guest MINDSETTER™ Ernie Almonte: Poor Leadership Costs RI Money I would like to commend for their coverage of Auditor General Dennis Hoyle’s new audit report, which highlights the State of Rhode Island’s mishandling of federal grant money and failure to follow the rules governing the grants. The inabil........ Read More →

Combined reporting a “game-changer” for RI The General Assembly is currently negotiating the annual state budget, which this year includes a provision to adopt “combined reporting.” This is great news for Rhode Island.For many years, Rhode Island’s political leaders have passed laws and regulations that........ Read More →

Warwick Democrats Back Almonte for Treasurer

On Wednesday night, Ernie Almonte was endorsed by the Warwick Democratic Committee in a key gesture of support from the second-largest city in Rhode Island. "As your next Treasurer, I am ready to use my experience to work for the people of Rhode Island and generate a culture o........ Read More →

ALMONTE 2014 FUNDRAISER / June 30, 2014

Please join us for an event supporting Ernie Almonte in his campaign for the Office of General Treasurer June 30, 2014 6:00-8:00 PM Almonte 2014 Campaign Office, 888 Reservoir Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910  RSVP to or 401.572.3789 Contribute online at ww........ Read More →

Almonte Advocates for “Financial Expert Resource Team” in Treasurer’s Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Providence, RI -  Ernie Almonte, Rhode Island's former Auditor General and candidate for Treasurer, today called for the creation of a finance expert resource team to assist municipal leaders in averting potential financial crises. Almonte's experienc........ Read More →

The Providence Budget Crisis of 2011: A Case Study

Shortly after taking office, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras discovered a $30 million dollar deficit in the municipal budget.  A deficit this large could have resulted in the bankruptcy of Rhode Island’s capital city. To address this deficit, the Mayor appointed a “Municipa........ Read More →

Ernest Almonte: Forget PolitiFact: Taveras boldly rescued Providence

Providence Journal  By: Ernie Almonte As someone who advised Mayor Angel Taveras during the fiscal crisis in 2011, I read with great interest The Journal’s May 25 PolitiFact article regarding Mayor Angel Taveras’s statement that he turned a $110 million deficit into a ........ Read More →

A mission to help Veterans

  Click Here As someone who has volunteered for many years helping veterans to transition back into civilian life, I will make it my mission to appoint a Veteran Liaisons, to the Office of General Treasurer.  We will support our Veterans, and their families by enhanci........ Read More →
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