Warwick, RI - Recently, Governor Gina Raimondo’s re-election campaign entered into a secret agreement of mutual support with the Providence Democratic City Committee, which at the time was led by Patrick Ward, who was recently hired as a state employee by the Raimondo Administration. The Rhode Island Republican Party has filed a complaint with the Rhode Island Ethics Commission against Governor Raimondo regarding this financial transaction with a subordinate state employee, which appears to violate Regulation 36-14-5011. Republican Party Chairman Brandon Bell commented: “The secret agreement entered into between Raimondo’s campaign and Ward’s Providence Democratic City Committee is a financial…
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