Maurano stands by story on Caprio, Pagliarini

Steve Maurano, left, is standing by his story that former Higher Education Commissioner Jack Warner – and not Judge Frank Caprio – offered ex-Chafee campaign manager J.R. Pagliarini the job that led to yesterday’s jobless benefits brouhaha and subsequent resignation. “I have no knowledge of any call that Judge Caprio is alleged to have made to Mr. Pagliarini,” Maurano told me in an e-mail this afternoon. He also said the office is still investigating whether it received the documents leaked to damaged Pagliarini. Maurano is spokesman for the R.I. Board of Governors for Higher Education, which is chaired by Judge…