The Rotunda #348 11/02/22 - Friend of the station Doreen Costa joins us to talk about her run for office, and why it is important to have a two party system in government. How does she see not only her race, but other local and national ones going? Tune in and find out!
Speaking of local races, did you know there is a THIRD candidate in the CD2 race? Who? Why? And what about the battle for the airwaves, who's commercials are hitting and why? Also in keeping with local races, I revisit a northern RI city that saw it's mayor forced to step down, yet running unopposed - but now has a write in opponent.
Looking at national issues, what's all this talk about the debt ceiling, why does it matter and what would happen if it was not raised?
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The Wild Side #465 12/15/20 - After months without discussion, the Rhode Island House has put together the budget for 2021. Despite all of the financial struggles being caused by the pandemic, the proposed budget will be raised. Tyler is joined by State House insider Doreen Costa to discuss.
The vaccine has arrived, but does that mean we’re out of the woods? Dr. Luis-Daniel Munoz MD, a member of Governor Raimondo’s RI Reopening Equity Council, spoke with Tyler about what’s next for RI, and when we might go back to “normal.”
The Wild Side #451 8/25/20 - The Presidential election is right around the corner. Debate is ongoing over who will be the victor. Tyler discusses why he thinks Trump will pull off a 2020 victory. Rhode Island Trump Campaign Co-Chair Doreen Costa spoke with Tyler about the election and the RNC.
The Rotunda #250 8/10/20 - State Senate candidate Doreen Costa talks about the recent protests art the home of Governor Gina Raimondo - while our right to peacefully assemble is protected in the Constitution, is there a line crossed when political protests are brought to an elected official's house? What undertones could this have moving forward? At what point do these protests become, in fact, harassment not just for the official but also of their neighbors?
Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung is the guest in the third segment. We learn about her battle with COVID-19, her plans to unseat the Speaker, and her plans for her term in the General Assembly, and the effect that turning some seats red can have on our state government.
You get all this, as well as my thoughts on MLB's predicament - with teams postponing games due to COVID, what could have been done better? Will we even have the magic formula to destroy this virus? And, what about the latest dust-up between the VP and SCOTUS? Give this a listen and a like!
The Wild Side #444 6/16/20 - We only refer to The Ocean State as “Rhode Island,” but it’s full name is upsetting several community members because of the association of the word “plantation” with slavery. Governor Raimondo says that the 2020 ballot will include a question asking Rhode Islanders about shortening the name of the state, and says that she’ll consider taking action if the vote doesn’t go her way. Tyler discusses whether the state’s name should change, and whether or not Raimondo threatening to override the vote threatens democracy.
Former State Representative Doreen Costa joined Tyler to speak about the 2020 state budget, changing the name of the state, and more.
The Rotunda #238 5/11/20 - Doreen Costa takes the stage in the third segment to talk about the impact of the coronavirus on RI's economy, as well as what this means in terms of 'the next crisis'. Also -wither the GA? When will they reconvene, when will checks and balances make a reappearance?
Author Chris Jackson makes his debut as we talk about the inspirations for his books, and where he derives his passion for his craft from. This is a really fun chat!
There's also my thoughts on sports coming back - how will the smaller leagues be able to keep going without fans in the stands? Will all the fans come back? And what about the impact on college sports? As if that weren't enough I also talk about murder hornets. Yeah, I said it - murder hornets!!
RI Red Radio #129 3/16/20 - As President Trump and his administration work to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Allan debunks some of the fake news being pushed by the liberals and the mainstream media. In the midst of this outbreak a Presidential election is still happening like Sunday’s Democrat debate between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden and joining Allan to recap what happened is RNC National Spokesperson, Liz Harrington.
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Also joining Allan is Doreen Costa, back from her international cruise and right into self quarantine to talk about the recent European travel ban, coming back into the US and self-quarantine.
In Rhode Island, Gov Raimondo has ordered all bars and dine-in restaurants closed for two weeks and joining Allan is the owner of Donahue’s Pizza in West Warwick, Seana Sullivan-Donahue, to discuss doing business during the Coronapocalypse and going forward.
The Wild Side #421 12/17/19 - A Senator from Rhode Island who’s technically not a RI resident? That’s the story, as Tyler welcomes Allen Waters, who currently resides in Massachusetts, to discuss his campaign to unseat Senator Jack Reed.
Trump 2020 RI CO-Chair and former State Rep. Doreen Costa also joins Tyler to give her views on Waters.
The Wild Side #414 10/22/19 - Trump’s team is growing in Rhode Island. Friend of the show Doreen Costa was officially named the co-chair of Trump’s re-election campaign in Rhode Island earlier this week, and joined Tyler to discuss her new role.
Tyler also spoke about plastic bags being banned in Providence and Hillary Clinton’s claims that Tulsi Gabbard is going to work with Russia.
The Wild Side #409 9/17/19 - Tyler and guest co host DJ Guilmette were joined by event organizers Doreen Costa and Jerry Zarella to discuss the upcoming R.I. Trump rally.
Tyler and DJ also discussed if Rhode Island should have preliminary elections like Fall River.
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