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Rhode Island Pension Debate

John Celock

'Nothing More Dangerous' For States

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

TAMPA -- At the annual fall forum of the National Conference of State Legislatures, pension reform advocates briefed the nation's state legislators on...

John Celock

RI Pension Bill Passes Key Hurdle

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

The bill to reform Rhode Island's public employee pension system passed two legislative committees Thursday night, setting the scene for the full legi...

Public Pension Reform and the "Little Engine That Could"

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Rhode Island's General Treasurer Gina Raimondo's politically courageous efforts to reform her state's broken $14.8 billion public pension system are a high-stakes example of lofty political leadership that deserves accolades.

Accuracy Of Rhode Island Treasurer's Pension Math Challenged

East Providence Patch | Patrick Luce | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

The head of the Rhode Island firefighters' union accused General Treasurer Gina Raimondo of "cooking the books," lying to the General Assembly in an a...

Pension Debate Sparks Statehouse Rallies In Rhode Island

AP | By DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rhode Island's long-simmering pension fight reached a boiling point Wednesday as a business-backed group and public workers voiced...