EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on the first half of Newsmakers: Bill Gilbert, chairman of the Moderate Party of Rhode Island. Founded in 2010 by businessman Ken Block, who later cut ties with the organization, the Moderate Party is once again fielding a gubernatorial candidate in 2018. Gilbert discusses the vision for the party and why he may be the nominee.
Then, political analysts Joe Fleming and Lisa Pelosi join Tim White and Ted Nesi to discuss a new poll of Rhode Island voters by Eyewitness News and Roger Williams University. The survey results will be released Monday at 5 p.m.