State of the State: A Discussion with Secretary of State Gregg Amore
Guest: Gregg Amore, Secretary of State, www.sos.ri.gov
Host: Darlene D’Arezzo
Description: Secretary Amore offers an overview of the areas he has begun working on. These include elections, specifically voter registration and preparation for elections; business regulation; State records and archives; State library; enhancing the civics education function. He acknowledged being an advocate for same day voter registration at the state level as it is permitted for presidential elections. Voter registration has undergone a cleanup in removing 60 thousand inactive voters. Rank choice voting; civics curriculum; enhancing business services; building a State Archives facility were also spoken about.