Statements about Transparency

"Providence has more of its pension fund invested in hedge funds and is less transparent" about it than the state.

"No one knows who bought the [38 Studios] bonds. And there was some language put in the bond offer that they must remain anonymous."

"The auditor [for the city of Providence] was not locked out" of access to the city's finances.

"An April study found that about 70 percent of ads in this election cycle have been negative [due to SuperPACs], up from only 9 percent through the same period in 2008."

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