In this episode of The Bartholomewtown Podcast, Bill Bartholomew sits down with Roger Williams University political science professor and Warren, RI Town Council candidate Dr. June Speakman. The episode touches on Dr. Speakman's council run, and focuses on a discussion surrounding all things Rhode Island politics and media.
In this episode of The Bartholomewtown Podcast, Bill Bartholomew welcomes Rhode Island favorite R.J. Heim, who has been a weatherman and reporter for NBC 10 WJAR for 25 years.
In this special audio documentary podcast, get a feel for who R.J. is, and how he came to be a beloved member of the southern New England media.
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In this episode of The Bartholomewtown Podcast, Bill Bartholomew welcomes celebrated, veteran journalist Edward Fitzpatrick to the loft for a conversation about Rhode Island and national politics and media.
Ahead of his first statewide gubernatorial debate appearance, Moderate Party candidate and chair Bill Gilbert joins Bill Bartholomew at the loft for an in-depth conversation about the Moderate's positions, his own viewpoints, and how he was able to secure a spot in the next two gubernatorial debates despite low polling numbers.
In this episode of The Bartholomewtown Podcast, Bill Bartholomew returns to his academic roots, sitting down with University of Rhode Island political science Professor Emeritus Dr. Maureen Moakley to discuss all things Rhode Island politics.
In this episode, Bill Bartholomew welcomes Newport City Council Vice Chair and Ward 2 Councilor Lynn Ceglie to the loft for an in-depth conversation about changes in Newport's downtown, problems at Rogers High School, maximizing Newport's economic and cultural potential and more.
Bill Bartholomew welcomes Rhode Island pollster Joe Fleming to the loft for a conversation about his most recent RI gubernatorial and U.S. Senate polls. Mr. Fleming also responds to criticism from independent gubernatorial candidate Joe Trillo, who says he is polling significantly higher than Mr. Fleming's data suggests.
In this special report, Bill Bartholomew speaks with Rhode Island Compassion Party gubernatorial candidate Anne Armstrong following her and Compassion Party Attorney General candidate Alan Gordon's arrest yesterday on cannabis cultivation charges.
In this episode, Bill Bartholomew welcomes Rhode Island-based journalist and educator Alex Nunes, who keeps the website Nunes Weekly. Focusing on the role the military industrial complex plays in Rhode Island politics and economics, Mr. Nunes presents his findings and offers his take on what he describes as a bloated defense budget.
In this episode, Bill Bartholomew welcomes organizer, activist and Providence City Council Ward 1 Democratic primary candidate Justice Gaines to the loft for an in-depth conversation on the relationship between Providence's public institutions and its communities, rethinking citywide investment approaches, and her vision for the city's future.
In this episode, Bill Bartholomew welcomes United States Congressman David Cicilline to the loft for an extensive conversation about his vocal opposition to Donald Trump. the expanding chorus of voices within the Democratic party, and his own experiences in Washington.
In this episode, Bill Bartholomew welcomes Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Spencer Dickinson to the loft, just days ahead of his Democratic primary contest against Governor Gina Raimondo and former Rhode Island Secretary of State Matt Brown. Mr. Dickinson offers a deep-dive into his position that Rhode Island government is massively corrupted by Dark Money Politics, and that his experiences in the U.S. Army, Rhode Island General Assembly and in business uniquely qualify him to...
In this special report, Bill Bartholomew attends the one and only Rhode Island Republican Gubernatorial debate held on August 31st at WNRI radio in Woonsocket, RI. Bartholomew speaks one on one with Giovanni Feroce and Patricia Morgan immediately following the debate, and ask Mayor Fung if he believes he was able to highlight his vision for Rhode Island's future during the 60 minute forum.
Bill Bartholomew welcomes Providence Mayoral candidate Robert DeRobbio to the loft for an in-depth conversation about his vision for Providence's future, the key differences between himself and fellow Democratic opponents Mayor Jorge Elorza and Kobi Dennis, as well as his take on Rhode Island's fractured Democratic Party.
In this episode, BB welcomes Rhode Island House Minority Leader and Republican gubernatorial candidate Patricia Morgan to the loft to discuss her 'Blueprint For Rhode Island', issues w/ scheduling debates w/ opponent, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, and what she when she says she will make Rhode Island great again.
Bill Bartholomew welcomes Providence Ward 5 City Council candidate Aaron Jaehnig to the loft for a wide-ranging conversation ahead of the September 12th Democratic primary contest. The small business owner, arts community leader and Sierra Club Executive Committee member describes a variety of issues facing Rhode Island's capital city, and presents possible solutions to return power and influence to each neighborhood and community Providence.
Bill Bartholomew welcomes multi-award winning WPRI Investigative Reporter Tim White to the loft for a wide-ranging conversation on media, Rhode Island politics, the legacy of The Mafia in Rhode Island, and building his own brand of reporting as the son of legendary journalist Jack White
Bill Bartholomew sits down with Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner at the Rhode Island State House in Providence, RI for a conversation about The Treasurer's economic growth initiatives, the focus of his work on a day-to-day basis, and his experiences running as a first time candidate for political office in 2014.
Bill Bartholomew welcomes legendary talk radio host, nun and Attorney General of Rhode Island, Arlene Violet. From global affairs to Rhode Island's gubernatorial election, Violet offers keen insight into an array of issues, while also discussing her lifetime of work defending victims' rights and ethics.
Bill Bartholomew sits down with fmr RI Supreme Court Justice and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Bob Flanders. The discussion hits on several specific issues, including reproductive rights, guns, Supreme Court appointees and international policy, as well as Judge Flanders' call for bi-partisanship at the Federal and State levels