EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on the first half of Newsmakers: R.I. Convention Center Authority executive director Jim McCarvill. In the wake of a controversial audit ordered by House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, McCarvill weighs in on why he thinks the audit was ordered and the ensuing state police probe.
On the second half: state Sen. Ryan Pearson. A new report from a special Senate task force focused on how the state spends roughly $1 billion in education funding each year. The Cumberland Democrat discusses the list of recommendations, which will likely lead to series of bills in the coming months.