PROVIDENCE — On the money front, he leads the pack with a $1.3-million campaign warchest.
But state Treasurer — and likely 2022 candidate for governor — Seth Magaziner can’t count on all of the “free” news coverage that competitor Dan McKee gets, as governor, every time he opens his mouth, signs a bill or holds a press conference to announce the next step in Rhode Island’s “re-opening.”
So he’s become: Mr. Everywhere.
If there is a legislative press conference, a photo op with a high-profile Rhode Island labor leader or a chance to tout his progressive credentials, Democrat Magaziner is there.
By his staff’s count, he has this year alone testified remotely — or sent written testimony — on 74 bills and budget proposals, ranging from the proposed plastic bag ban to Medicaid coverage for doulas to an assault weapons ban.
His ubiquitous presence has not gone unnoticed by R.I. GOP Chairwoman Sue Cienki who says, even…