The Bartholomewtown Podcast

Joe Polisena (Mayor, Johnston, RI)

May 17, 2019 Season 1 Episode 99
The Bartholomewtown Podcast
Joe Polisena (Mayor, Johnston, RI)
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The Bartholomewtown Podcast
Joe Polisena (Mayor, Johnston, RI)
May 17, 2019 Season 1 Episode 99
Bill Bartholomew / Joe Polisena
Joe Polisina is a longstanding political figure from Johnston, Rhode Island, having served as a state Senator and since 2006, as the city’s mayor. During our wide-ranging conversation Mayor Polisena expanded on his well-known perspective on recently passed municipal contract bills, that he along with many other mayors and town administrators have insisted is detrimental their municipalities long-term fiscal well-being. He also indicated that he has been approached about running for a major statewide office in the 2022 elections, and discussed operating as a conservative Democrat, and his professional origins as a radio personality.
Show Notes

Joe Polisina is a longstanding political figure from Johnston, Rhode Island, having served as a state Senator and since 2006, as the city’s mayor.


During our wide-ranging conversation Mayor Polisena expanded on his well-known perspective on recently passed municipal contract bills, that he along with many other mayors and town administrators have insisted is detrimental their municipalities long-term fiscal well-being.


He also indicated that he has been approached about running for a major statewide office in the 2022 elections, and discussed operating as a conservative Democrat, and his professional origins as a radio personality.