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Invenergy’s local law firm, Adler, Pollock and Sheehan, is throwing Governor Raimondo a fundraiser

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Per Ted Nesi of Channel 12/WPRI, it looks like Invenergy‘s local law firm Adler, Pollock and Sheehan is throwing Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo a fundraiser at the exclusive University Club in Providence Friday morning. Suggested contributions are $250, $500 and $1000.

Adler, Pollock and Sheehan lawyers Vicky Almeida, Richard Beretta, Robert Brooks, Susan Leach DeBlasio, Patricia Rocha, Robert Stolzman, Stephen Ucci and Nicole Verdi are hosting. Ucci is also a Democratic Rhode Island State Representative representing District 42 in Johnston.

Nesi doesn’t mention Adler, Pollock and Sheehan or Invenergy in his coverage.

When people say you can’t buy someone of Raimondo’s stature with a paltry $1000 donation from Invenergy CEO Michael Polsky, remember that that’s not how this works. Polsky’s power comes from the fact that he’s a billionaire, and there are thousands of people paid by him who see helping him buy a Governor as a good investment.

That’s not to say that Adler, Pollock and Sheehan are working only for Invenergy. There are a number of other clients that undoubtedly benefit from this relationship.



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