An actuarial valuation obtained by The Journal puts the settlement’s tab at $32 million in the first year alone.
The significance of the vote remains unclear, since no one has explained whether or not all the unions need to approve the deal.
“Several things have happened – one good, many not-so-good,” the teacher’s union leader wrote Monday in a private email to his membership.
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The new treasurer says their proposal would lead to more than $30 million worth of projects over the next three years.
The plaintiffs in the lawsuit have just 10 days to decide whether to settle the case rather than go to trial.
Auctioneers wouldn’t bring in $70,000 a year for the state of Rhode Island anymore.
Everything you need to know about Raimondo’s big state budget proposal, plus potholes and Millennials.
She wants to create a host of new economic programs – as well as a statewide property tax on million-dollar homes.
It’s a big day for the new gov, as she tries to close a $200-million-plus deficit while creating new programs.
Rhode Island is still the most Catholic state in the United States, the Public Religion Research Institute reports.
The new secretary of state sent a certified letter to the team as she works to beef up lobbying enforcement.
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“Citizens would be the savior of Providence, of Rhode Island, when it comes to commercial property” if it did that, the former mayor argued.
Whitehouse said he’s concerned the address represents “a mischievous effort to manipulate domestic politics in both countries.”