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  1. Judge vacates trial date in RI pension caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... Island's overhaul of its public pension system has vacated the trial date in the case. A spokeswoman for Gov. Lincoln Chafee says Judge Sarah Taft-Carter vacated the Sept. 15 trial date Friday. Taft-Carter said she needed time to hear two pending ...

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  2. Chafee, Whitehouse discuss federal highway billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    Highway and bridge construction could cease if a federal highway bill doesn't pass, according to U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

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  3. Chafee nominates 2 to state elections boardRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ Gov. Lincoln Chafee has nominated a former state senator and a retired judge to the state Board of Elections. The governor announced the nominations of former state Sen. Rhoda Perry and retired Judge Stephen Erickson on Thursday. He also ...

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  4. Lawmakers, taxpayers rally against paying 38 Studios debtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... hook for about $90 million to cover a state-backed loan to Curt Schilling's failed video game company. Gov. Lincoln Chafee says the state must pay the debt to protect its credit rating. But some lawmakers say taxpayers shouldn't have to pay back the ...

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  5. Federal funding of $1.9M to help state's fishermenRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The state's congressional delegation, Gov. Lincoln Chafee, and the director of the state Department of Environmental Management said Thursday that state fishery directors in the Northeast and officials from the National Marine Fisheries Service now agree on how to disburse $32.8 million in federal fishery disaster relief funding.

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  6. Reed takes Senate Appropriations chair on airport tourRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Warwickonline.com

    ... her an idea of plans for renovating and expanding the airport, she, Reed, Mayor Scott Avedisian and Governor Lincoln Chafee collectively discussed benefits to result from a longer runway and other facility improvements. The hope is that the ...

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  7. France's 75 Percent Tax Rate Offers a Lesson in Revenue EstimatingRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Tax Foundation

    ... these tax increases would lead to an increase in revenue of 30 billion euros. In 2013, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee introduced a plan to lower the state's corporate tax rate from 9 percent to 7 percent over three years, making the state's ...

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  8. House panel weighs abandoning HealthSource RIRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The Modesto Bee

    ... the lead sponsor. "You all know the reality of the coming years. We just don't have the $23 million." Gov. Lincoln Chafee's proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning in July included $23.4 million for HealthSource, but all of it was federal ...

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  9. Rhode Island Continues to Push for Mostly Positive Corporate Tax ReformRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Tax Foundation

    In 2013, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee introduced a plan to lower the state's corporate tax rate from 9 percent to 7 percent over three years, making the state's tax climate more competitive with its New England neighbors.

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  10. Feds asking questions about R.I. exchange sustainability -...Read the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Politico

    ... providing products and services to other states, as well as to industry partners." --ICYMI, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee told POLITICO last week that he's committed to a state-run exchange and that the suggestion Rhode Island's state-run ...

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  11. Update on the I-195 Development now called "The LINK"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... we're making the best possible decisions, to realize the maximum potential, and we're doing that," said Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D) Rhode Island. Dignitaries gathered to celebrate the construction so far, knowing that as of now, "The LINK" has landed no ...

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  12. Don't repay 38 Studios loan, says Rhode Island Libertarian PartyRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Polygon

    ... filing kicked off a heated debate in Rhode Island about whether the state should repay its loan debt. Gov. Lincoln Chafee, whose administration followed the one that handed out the loan, has repeatedly argued in favor of continuing to pay back the ...

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  13. Rhode Island marks Memorial Day with ceremony in ExeterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... marked Memorial Day with a ceremony at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter Monday. Gov. Lincoln Chafee, the state's congressional delegation and Major General Kevin McBride from the Rhode Island National Guard, were among those who ...

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  14. Ceremony at veterans cemetery marks Memorial DayRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... will mark Memorial Day with a ceremony at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee), the state's congressional delegation and Maj. Gen. Kevin McBride, the Adjutant General of the Rhode Island National ...

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  15. RI's 5 things: 38 Studios, tattoos, famous gradRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... a $75 million state-guaranteed loan before it went bankrupt. Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed and Gov. Lincoln Chafee also support repayment, but some lawmakers remain unconvinced. Lawmakers have an unexpected request from the head of Rhode ...

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  16. Rhode Island Marks Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts and state National Guard Brig. Gen. Charles E. Petrarca Jr. mark the observance of Memorial Day by participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony honoring war veterans from Rhode Island.

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  17. Schiliro's exit interview - Chafee defends R.I. exchange -...Read the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Politico

    ... Have a great weekend, all. CHAFEE DEFENDS EXCHANGE - A bunch of people have been pressuring Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee to abandon his state's Obamacare exchange, saying it's too expensive for the tiny state to run its own and should leave that ...

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  18. RI marks Memorial Day with wreath ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts and state National Guard Brig. Gen. Charles E. Petrarca Jr. mark the observance of Memorial Day by participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony honoring war veterans from Rhode Island.

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  19. Rhode Island marks Memorial DayRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts and state National Guard Brig. Gen. Charles E. Petrarca Jr. mark the observance of Memorial Day by participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony honoring war veterans from Rhode Island.

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  20. Mattiello says state should pay 38 Studios bondsRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... to settle, given the leadership's support for making the payment. Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed and Gov. Lincoln Chafee, both Democrats, also say the state should pay. "My problem with most of these arguments is they're coming from people who ...

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