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The House Minority Caucus wants documents related to the 38 Studios LLC criminal investigation released. more
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher and failed video game entrepreneur Curt Schilling took to the Facebook streets this weekend to announce plans to enter the political arena, including an eventual run for president. more
(Updated 5:18 p.m.) Officials said there will be no criminal charges filed as a result of an investigation into 38 Studios LLC. A press conference was held Friday afternoon at state police headquarters to report findings of the criminal investigation into the failed video game venture by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling that left taxpayers on the hook for a $75 million loan guarantee. more
A R.I. Superior Court judge this week decided to postpone the civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC, as several pretrial motions are still pending. more
Pending Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s signature, Rhode Island will establish a new advisory council to oversee local pension plans, which together are underfunded by more than $2 billion. more
(Updated 2:12 p.m.) A request for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket Red Sox and city and state officials. more
PAWTUCKET – Attendance at McCoy Stadium is down dramatically through the first 18 home games of 2016, but Pawtucket Red Sox officials are chalking it up almost entirely to unprecedented bad weather for baseball. Bill Wanless, vice … more
Despite a renewed call to stop repayment of state moral obligation bonds issued for the now-bankrupt 38 Studios LLC, Fitch Ratings Inc. expects payments will continue and has reaffirmed an AA rating with a stable outlook for the state’s general obligation bonds and consolidated capital development loans. more
If Rhode Island taxpayers are repaying a debt secured under fraudulent representation, should they keep paying? The recent disclosure that the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against the state's economic-development … more
R.I. Taxpayers is no longer. The association, which said it advocated for “honest, effective and fiscally sound government on behalf of individual and business taxpayers” and published a newsletter called Taxpayer Times five days a week, stopped operations on Thursday. more
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