Ron Becker, Co-President of Alliance For A Livable Newport, joined me on Tuesday’s edition of The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport to chat about their call for questions for political candidates and the work that ALN is doing out there.

Alliance For A Livable Newport wants to hear what Newport’s voters are interested in learning about the school committee and city council candidates. ALN is requesting the public to submit questions to be answered by the candidates. Questions for the forums and questionnaires will be selected from those received.

Visit for more information, send your questions to

For over 10 years, the Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) has promoted and enhanced the quality of life in its city by providing an unbiased resource for information on issues facing our community.

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