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SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE SARAH TAFT-CARTER has entered a final judgment in the pension settlement case, effectively ending legal challenges to the 2011 pension overhaul. / COURTESY R.I. JUDICIARY/CRAIG N. BERKE

Taft-Carter enters final judgment in pension case

PROVIDENCE – Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter has entered a final judgment on the public employee pension settlement. The judgment, issued Wednesday, states that “this...
SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE SARAH TAFT-CARTER has approved the settlement of the combined lawsuits over the state's pension reform efforts, saying that the agreement "is fair, reasonable and adequate." The settlement now moves on the General Assembly for approval. / COURTESY R.I. JUDICIARY/CRAIG N. BERKE

Taft-Carter approves pension settlement, sends to G.A.

PROVIDENCE – A Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved the state’s controversial pension reform settlement, passing it on to the General Assembly, which has...

Williams appointed mediator in 38 Studios case

(Updated 2:27 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – Retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank J. Williams has been appointed mediator in the 38 Studios litigation.Williams, who most...
SUPERIOR COURT Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter has given preliminary approval to the proposed settlement of the so-called state pension reform cases. / COURTESY R.I. JUDICIARY/CRAIG N. BERKE

Judge gives preliminary approval to pension settlement

PROVIDENCE – Superior Court Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter has given preliminary approval to the proposed settlement of the so-called state pension reform cases. However, final...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO previously has said that the pension settlement preserves more than 90 percent of savings to taxpayers.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pension settlement details revealed

PROVIDENCE – Pension settlement agreement details were released today, after weeks of a court-imposed gag order kept the specifics of the agreement largely...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO on Thursday said a majority of public-employee unions have approved a pension settlement. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo: Majority of unions OK pension deal

(Updated 6:15 p.m. and 8:25 a.m.) PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday said a settlement agreement has been approved by a majority...

Secrecy creates ?distrust on ?pension deal

Over the last few weeks parties not involved in the negotiations or the voting on the proposed public-employee pension-change settlement have wanted the judicially...
SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE SARAH TAFT-CARTER heard from lawyers representing parties involved with the state's pension lawsuit Thursday.  / COURTESY R.I. JUDICIARY/CRAIG N. BERKE

Summary judgment hearing held on pension lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – A slew of lawyers representing parties involved with the state’s convoluted pension lawsuit pleaded their cases before Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter in...

Reports: R.I. retirees approve pension settlement

LINCOLN – Rhode Island public-sector retirees approved a proposed settlement that would end their lawsuit against the state’s 2011 pension overall. The retirees voted Monday...
THE PENSION reform lawsuit will go to trial April 20, the R.I. Supreme Court ordered Thursday. The order follows a hearing last week before Supreme Court Justice Francis X. Flaherty, who referred the request to the full Supreme Court. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

Pension reform lawsuit to go to trial in April

(Updated 3:45 p.m. and 10:15 a.m.) PROVIDENCE – The pension reform lawsuit will go to trial April 20, the state Supreme Court ordered Thursday,...
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