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"Rhode Island's Podcast of Record!"

Bill Bartholomew

Rhode Island, USA

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    • Feb 1, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
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    BIPOC Entrepreneurship Through Aquisition

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 14:46


    New Majority Capital CEO Darryl Lindie joins Bill Bartholomew for a discussion on the BETA initiative, which seeks to empower BIPOC entrepreneurs by assisting them in acquiring existing businesses.   https://beta.nmcfound.org/about/register Support the show

    Inside RI Music: Vudu Sister's Keith McCurdy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 25:40


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes Providence-based singer/songwriter/musician Keith McCurdy of Vudu Sister to the pod for a discussion on his work, Providence and why he decided to remaster and reissue his first record. Support the show

    Governor Dan McKee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 30:28


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes Governor Dan McKee back to the pod for an in-depth discussion on his priorities. Support the show

    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis Part 5 - Addressing The Crisis of The Unhoused, with Caitlyn Frumerie, Executive Director, RI Coalition to End Homelessness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 32:47


    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis Part 5 - RI Coalition To End Homelessness Executive Director Caitlyn Frumerie joins Bill Bartholomew to discuss the critical needs facing the unhoused community and what really needs to happen to attack the issue in a meaningful way. Support the show

    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis Part 4 - Journalist Steve Ahlquist

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 28:17


    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis part 4.  Bill Bartholomew welcomes journalist Steve Ahlquist of UpriseRI for an emotional discussion on the reporting he has done on RI's housing crisis. Support the show

    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis Part 3 - Removing Barriers to Building Housing with Kris Brown, United Way of RI / Land Commission

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 29:41


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes Kris Brown (United Way, Land Commission) for a discussion on the key role that municipal zoning plays in addressing the housing crisis. Support the show

    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis Part 2 - Perspective From A Realtor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 21:13


    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis part 3.  Bill Bartholomew speaks with realtor Jess Powers about the cost of purchasing and renting a home in Rhode Island. Support the show

    Special Report: RI's Housing Crisis Part 1 - Advocate Roundtable

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 18:50


    Special Report: Rhode Island's Housing Crisis part 1.  Bill moderates a roundtable of housing experts and advocates featuring Karen Santilli (CEO, Crossroads RI) and Jennifer Hawkins (President/Executive Director, One Neighborhood Builders). Support the show

    RI Speaker of the House Joe Shekarchi

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 21:35


    Bill welcomes Rhode Island Speaker of the House Joe Shekarchi back to the pod for a discussion on his priorities for 2023.   Support the show

    Kasim Yarn, RI Director of Veterans Affairs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 30:13


    Bill welcomes back RI Director of Veterans Affairs Kasim Yarn to the pod. Support the show

    Instant Reaction to Governor McKee's State of the State Address

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 25:50


    What Is Really Happening in Brazil? with Dr. Ashlea Rundlett (University of Rhode Island)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 21:05


    University of Rhode Island Assistant Professor of Political Science Ashlea Rundlett, joins Bill Bartholomew for a discussion on what is happening in Brazilian politics in the wake of supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro storming governmental buildings ala January 6th.  Support the show

    Housing Secretary Josh Saal Is Stepping Down, with Alexa Gagosz (Boston Globe)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 16:34


    Boston Globe reporter Alexa Gagosz joins the pod to discuss her reporting on Josh Saal, the Rhode Island Secretary of Housing who announced his resignation earlier this week. Support the show

    Dan McGowan (Boston Globe)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 35:31


    Boston Globe Rhode Island Columnist Dan McGowan kicks off season 6 with a look at what 2023 could bring in Rhode Island politics. Support the show

    An Exit Interview with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 15:47


    Outgoing Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea reflects on her career in public service and where she sees herself going next. Support the show

    The Year in Review with Antonia Farzan (ProJo), Jim Hummel (The Hummel Report) and Steve Klamkin (WPRO)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 55:19


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes a reporter's roundtable featuring Antonia Farzan (ProJo), Jim Hummel (The Hummel Report) and Steve Klamkin (WPRO) for a discussion on the biggest Rhode Island stories of 2022. Support the show

    Narragansett Tribal Elders Bella and Randy Noka Talk The Latest on South County Hospital's Efforts To Build Parking Lot On Aboriginal Archeological Site

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 30:17


    Narragansett tribal elders Bella and Randy Noka share the latest on a proposal by South County Hospital to build a parking lot over an aboriginal graveyard. Support the show

    Chris Carr Talks Building a Life in Art in Brooklyn, Black Land Ownership

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 67:17


    Multimedia artist, performer, promoter and entrepreneur Chris Carr joins Bill Bartholomew to discuss Black Land Ownership and his work as an indie artist in Brooklyn, NY. Support the show

    Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza (Recorded At His City Hall Office)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 29:48


    Bill Bartholomew sits down with outgoing Providence mayor Jorge Elorza in the mayor's office for a discussion on his legacy and key challenges facing the city. Support the show

    Talking First Days of Recreational Cannabis in RI w/ URI's Stephanie Forschner-Dancause

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 20:20


    Bill welcomes Stephanie Forschner-Dancause, an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Rhode Island for a discussion on the first few days of recreational cannabis in Rhode Island and how it impacts the surrounding industry and research. Support the show

    Students From The Greene School Discuss Social Issues Impacting Their Generation, Share Podcasts That They Created

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 35:21


    This week, Bill Bartholomew visited New England Tech, where several dozen high school students from The Greene School shared and discussed issues surrounding a major project that they were assigned: creating podcasts that examined social justice and current affairs issues impacting their generation and the population as a whole.  Bill interviewed several students on topics ranging from gun violence to sexual health. Support the show

    Everything You Need To Know About Recreational Cannabis in RI with DBR's Matt Santacroce

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 30:14


    Interim Deputy Director of Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation Matt Santacroce outlines key information and timelines for adult use recreational cannabis coming online in the state. Support the show

    Xay Khamsyvoravong, Incoming Newport Mayor

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 42:26


    Incoming Newport Mayor Xay Khamsyvoravong joins Bill Bartholomew for his first extended sit down since he was selected by the city council to become Mayor. Support the show

    Michael Parkurst, Co-Founder, Rhode Island FC

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 17:48


    Michael Parkhurt is a former professional soccer player and Olympian, Cranston native and c0-founder of Rhode Island FC, the soccer team that will play home games at the forthcoming Tidewater Landing stadium. Support the show

    Myles Dumas, Who Designed Rhode Island FC's Crest, Talks Team Name and Branding

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 24:40


    Myles Dumas, Design Director at NAIL, designed the crest for Rhode Island FC, the soccer team that will play home games at the forthcoming Tidewater Landing stadium.  He joins Bill for a discussion on the project, team name and the legacy of creating a branding asset that is likely to transcend the sport. Support the show

    Democrat Megan Cotter Is Poised To Defeat Incumbent GOP Rep Justin Price in Rural Rhode Island

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 31:13


    Megan Cotter, who pending a recount, is poised to defeat incumbent Republican Representative Justin Price in rural Washington County, Rhode Island.  Can her campaign serve as a road map to victory for progressive-leaning Democrats in typically Republican areas?  Support the show

    Bill Moderates a Live Panel on Digital Equity

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 41:03


    Bill moderates a live panel on digital equity.  This was recorded on Friday November 4th at CIC Providence.  Panelists include:Mayor Maria Rivera, City of Central FallsBrian Thorn, Director of Broadband Strategy, Rhode Island CommerceTommy Sheehan, Resident Commissioner, Newport Housing AuthorityBill Bartholomew Support the show

    Rhode Island Democrats Hold All State Offices, Congressional Seats

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 35:47


    Bill Bartholomew breaks down yesterday's election results, which produced wins for all RI Democrats in state office and Congressional races. Support the show

    Election Eve in Rhode Island - Will RI Mirror National Trends or Serve as an Outlier?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 24:19


    Assessing the Final Governor Debate, Plus Your Emails

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 22:57


    Bill Bartholomew offers thoughts on the final debate in the race for Governor of Rhode Island, plus reads and answers your emails. Support the show

    Inside Public Health presented by CCA Health Rhode Island: Kevin McKay, VP at CCA

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 13:46


    Inside Public Health presented by CCA Health Rhode Island: Kevin McKay, Vice President at CCA, talks Medicare open enrollment and how CCA is helping Rhode Islanders connect with a plan best suited for their specific needs.Support the show

    Will The Two Major Races Come Down to Policy or Personality?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 15:42


    Bill Bartholomew offers his take on what will shape the two major races in Rhode Island - Congress District 2 and Governor. Support the show

    Young Media Members Talk Election 2022, with Raymond Baccari and Ryan Lukowicz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 44:46


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes Raymond Baccari, Editor-In-Chief of Rhode Island College's student newspaper, The Anchor, and podcaster Ryan Lukowicz for a discussion on election 2022 from their perspective as youth media members. Support the show

    URI President Marc Parlange Talks RI Question 1, The "URI Bay Campus" Bond

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 14:21


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes Marc Parlange, President of The University of Rhode Island, to discuss RI Question 1, which would provide substantial funding for upgrades at the University's Bay Campus Support the show

    Talking Election 2022 with Brown University's Dr. Wendy Schiller

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 29:53


    Bill Bartholomew and Brown University's Dr. Wendy Schiller talk 2022 elections. Support the show

    Talking RI Question 3, "Green Bond" with Roger Williams' Stacey Johnson and Save The Bay's Topher Hamblett

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 18:06


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes Roger Williams' Stacey Johnson and Save The Bay's Topher Hamblett for a discussion on RI Question 3, the "Green Bond". Support the show

    Elijah Gizzarelli, Libertarian Candidate for Governor of RI

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 39:46


    Bill Bartholomew speaks with Elijah Gizzarelli, Libertarian Candidate for Governor of RI Support the show

    Lets Be Honest About The Superman Building Project

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 35:11


    In the wake of the first look into the project's projected rental prices, Bill Bartholomew offers analysis of The Superman Building project  Support the show

    Bill Bartholomew Talks His New Record, "beij"

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 20:59


    Bill Bartholomew talks the writing, recording and release of his new record, "beij".  He wrote each song, performed all of the instruments and recorded the album himself at The Loft.Support the show

    Reaction From The First Governor Debate Of General Election

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 16:43


    Bill Bartholomew reacts to the first governor debate of the 2022 general election. Support the show

    DEBATE: RI House District 48 (Brian Newberry and Paul Jones)

    Play Episode Play 58 sec Highlight Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 28:05


    Bill Bartholomew moderates a debate in RI House District 48 between GOP incumbent Brian Newberry and Democratic challenger Paul Jones Support the show

    Patrick Crowley (Secretary-Treasurer, RI AFL-CIO)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 18:16


    Patrick Crowley (Secretary-Treasurer, RI AFL-CIO), one of Rhode Island's most influential labor leaders, joins Bill Bartholomew on the pod.Support the show

    RI Secretary of Housing Josh Saal Talks Developments in Shelter for Unhoused, Market Rate Housing and Beyond

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 14:50


    RI Secretary of Housing Josh Saal talks developments in shelters going into the colder season, plus addressing underlying issues creating the unhoused crisis.  Support the show

    Talking Startup Week with Annette Tonti (RI HUB) and Contance Ferber (Social Enterprise Greenhouse)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 16:33


    Talking Startup Week with Annette Tonti and Contance Ferber.  Visit RIstartupweek.com for more info!Support the show

    Setting The Table For RI's November 8th General Election

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 15:51


    Bill Bartholomew offers a 36,000 foot view at Rhode Island's general election, set for November 8th.Support the show

    Inside RI Public Health: Commonwealth Care Alliance Rhode Island Opens Providence Office

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 11:33


    Commonwealth Care Alliance Rhode Island cut the ribbon on their new Providence office this morning, and I sat down with President and CEO Chris Palmieri and Senior VP Corey McCarty to discuss the organizations impact on RI jobs and healthcare ecosystem.Support the show

    Inside RI Cannabis presented by PureVita Labs: Cannabis 101, Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 41:32


    Bill Bartholomew welcomes Drs. Jason Iannuccilli and Jonathan Martin of Pure Vita Labs back to the podcast to continue the recurring series "Inside RI Cannabis".  Today the pair offer part two of "Cannabis 101", which serves as a primer for anyone interested in exploring cannabis, or who would like to increase their knowledge about the sector.Support the show

    Inside RI Music: Daniel Bernard Roumain Talks "The Telling"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 29:36


    Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain joins Bill to discuss his upcoming performance of his work The Telling on September 29th at Waterfire Arts Center, a PVDFest Happening presented by FirstWorks.Support the show

    Bill Bartholomew Reacts to Rhode Island's Primary Election

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 29:51


    Bill Bartholomew offers reaction to Rhode Island's primary election results.Support the show

    Dan McGowan (Boston Globe) and Bill Bartholomew Preview Tomorrow's RI Primary

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 34:50


    Dan McGowan (Columnist, The Boston Globe) and Bill Bartholomew preview tomorrow's Rhode Island primary elections.Support the show

    Will Undecided Voters Swing RI Democratic Primaries?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 26:10


    Bill Bartholomew offers his thoughts on whether Rhode Island's undecided voters will turn out and decide the state's Democratic primaries this Monday.Support the show

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