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  1. Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Go Local

    ... since January 2010. About $15,000 in contributions went to former House Speaker Gordon Fox, with Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed each receiving $10,000 during the four-year period. The other top law firm, Orson and ...

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  2. Judge says RI pension lawsuit may go forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... and retirees. The judge's action was expected, and the state is preparing for trial, Faye Zuckerman, Gov. Lincoln Chafee's spokeswoman, and Joy Fox, Treasurer Gina Raimondo's spokeswoman, said in a joint statement. "The state continues to believe ...

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  3. Rhode Island judge: Pension lawsuit may go forwardRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... and retirees. The judge's action was expected, and the state is preparing for trial, Faye Zuckerman, Gov. Lincoln Chafee's spokeswoman, and Joy Fox, Treasurer Gina Raimondo's spokeswoman, said in a joint statement. "The state continues to believe ...

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  4. Rhode Island loses bid to have pension reform lawsuit tossedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... an unconstitutional impairment of a contractual right." In a joint statement, spokespeople for Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo said the decision was expected and is consistent with a previous ruling by the same judge in a ...

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  5. Rhode Island Pension Reform ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Go Local

    ... that their benefits are conditioned upon secret investments they're not allowed to see." While Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo released a joint statement following the latest development last week , Chafee's Deputy ...

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  6. Republican Governor Makes Unemployment Extension PushRead the original story

    Tuesday | Roll Call

    ... up the Senate's unemployment extension bill . Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, a Democrat, wrote to Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. D-Calif., asking that the House take up the ...

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  7. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Kos

    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a letter with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee urging House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to pass the Senate's renewal of the federally funded unemployment compensation program that expired in December.

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  8. GOP Governor Joins Democrats' Call For Unemployment ExtensionRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Huffington Post

    ... in a bipartisan fashion to extend emergency unemployment benefits," wrote Sandoval and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D). While additional Republican support represents a modest boost for Democrats' effort to revive the benefits, it's unlikely to ...

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  9. Washington Responds to Passing of Nuala Pell, Widow of Former Rhode Island SenatorRead the original story

    Monday | Roll Call

    ... and the humanities led to a decades-long advocacy of public service and philanthropy," said Democratic Gov. Lincoln Chafee, himself a former senator. "My sincere condolences to the Pell Family as we celebrate the many accomplishments of this ...

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  10. Raimondo unveils plan to help small businessesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... in the Democratic primary against Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and political newcomer Clay Pell. Gov. Lincoln Chafee is not seeking re-election. She said the state hasn't done enough to address its high unemployment - 9 percent in February - and ...

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  11. Arthur Schaper: Reforms for the Disabled, and Disabled ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Go Local

    ... though the original agreement signaled that if one union voted no, then the deal would fail. For Governor Lincoln Chafee , the small setback meant very little, as he revisited the outcome that the majority of members supported the settlement: I ...

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  12. Mediation in Rhode Island pension lawsuits failsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The News Tribune

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo said the settlement agreement failed "due to a small group of union members."

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  13. Mediation in Rhode Island pension lawsuits fails; challenge of landmark overhaul moves forwardRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Lifestyles

    ... over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul have failed, and the court challenge is moving ahead. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo on Friday announced the settlement agreement failed and mediation ended "due to a small ...

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  14. Mediation in Rhode Island pension lawsuits fails; challenge of...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Castanet.net

    ... over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul have failed, and the court challenge is moving ahead. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo on Friday announced the settlement agreement failed and mediation ended "due to a small ...

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  15. Mediation fails in Rhode Island public pension lawsuitRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Reuters

    ... group of union members the settlement agreement has failed and the mediation process has ended," Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo said in a statement. (Reporting by Hilary Russ; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli) We welcome ...

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  16. UPDATE 1-Mediation fails in Rhode Island public pension lawsuitRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Reuters

    ... group of union members, the settlement agreement has failed and the mediation process has ended," Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo said in a statement. Rhode Island's overhaul of its public pension system has been used by ...

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  17. Friday Afternoon Business BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... fight over Rhode Island's 2011 pension overhaul have failed, and a court challenge is moving ahead. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and and the state treasurer blame "a small group of union members" for the failure of mediation efforts. The law was designed to ...

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  18. The overdose forum will take place Friday at Rhode Island College.Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Turnto10.com

    ... The event hosted by the Anchor Community Recovery Center will be held in Alger Hall on the RIC campus. Gov. Lincoln Chafee will make the opening remarks followed by a number of other local leaders and some former addicts will share their stories. As ...

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  19. RI State unions reach contract dealRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Thursday afternoon Governor Lincoln Chafee announced the agreement with council 94 and the coalition of unions, who represents all union state employees outside of the Rhode Island brotherhood of correctional officers and State Police.

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  20. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee says Rhode Island has reached a tentative agreement with its public employee unions for a new contract that includes a 6 percent pay increase.

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