EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on the first half of Newsmakers: Lt. Gov. Dan McKee. McKee is seeking a second term, but is facing a challenge from within his own party in progressive state Rep. Aaron Regunberg, D-Providence. McKee talks about his relationship with the state Democratic Party and why he thinks his office is important to the state.
On the second half: Senate Finance Committee Chairman William Conley, D-East Providence, breaks down the latest PawSox stadium proposal, weighs in on the state’s budget deficit and discusses the possibility of legalized online gambling in Rhode Island.