keith stokes http://ripr.org en Conversation: Winners & Losers in 38 Studios Lawsuit http://ripr.org/post/conversation-winners-losers-38-studios-lawsuit <p>The state’s lawsuit over failed video game company 38 Studios will move forward. Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein dismissed some of the counts, but allowed key parts of the state’s lawsuit to move ahead.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:55:50 +0000 Scott MacKay & Dave Fallon 20846 at http://ripr.org Conversation: Winners & Losers in 38 Studios Lawsuit 38 Studios Lawyers: Curt Schilling Hid Nothing From RI http://ripr.org/post/38-studios-lawyers-curt-schilling-hid-nothing-ri <p>Lawyers for the defunct 38 Studios video game company were back in court Wednesday, asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against them by the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation. The suit alleges that executives of the defunct Curt Schilling enterprise deliberately misled state officials about the financial viability of the company to gain a $75 million state-backed loan.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 18:54:52 +0000 Flo Jonic 15666 at http://ripr.org 38 Studios Lawyers: Curt Schilling Hid Nothing From RI New York Times on 38 Studios: Scandal Grew From Political Insiders' Delusions http://ripr.org/post/new-york-times-38-studios-scandal-grew-political-insiders-delusions <p>The Sunday New York Times is out with <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/21/business/curt-schilling-rhode-island-and-the-fall-of-38-studios.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0">Matt Bai's lengthy and well-written overview</a> of Rhode Island's disastrous investment in 38 Studios, former Red Sox star Curt Schilling's bankrupt video game company. Bai's story doesn't offer much in the way of new findings, but it will expose the Ocean State's folly to a broad audience of influentials.</p> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:27:14 +0000 Ian Donnis 13902 at http://ripr.org Friday, February 15, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-february-15-2013 <p>The RI EDC needs to find a new leader.&nbsp; Brown University raises its tuition.&nbsp;&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p><p> Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2015feb2013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:39:20 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10413 at http://ripr.org RIEDC overestimated America's Cup haul http://ripr.org/post/riedc-overestimated-americas-cup-haul <p>The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation estimated this summer’s America’s Cup sailing event would pump more than $70 million into the state’s economy. But the actual haul was much less.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:00:06 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 9605 at http://ripr.org RIEDC overestimated America's Cup haul