Ted Siedle http://ripr.org en Union-backed Probe Blasts Raimondo's Overhaul of RI Pension http://ripr.org/post/union-backed-probe-blasts-raimondos-overhaul-ri-pension <p>A report commissioned by the largest state employee union claims Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s overhaul of Rhode Island’s pension system is enriching Wall Street investment managers.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:21:24 +0000 Catherine Welch 23384 at http://ripr.org Union-backed Probe Blasts Raimondo's Overhaul of RI Pension Tensions Flare Anew Between Raimondo's Office and Siedle http://ripr.org/post/tensions-flare-anew-between-raimondos-office-and-siedle <p>State Treasurer <a href="http://www.treasury.ri.gov/">Gina Raimondo's office </a>and one of her most prominent critics, <a href="http://www.benchmarkalert.com/forensic_investigations-0.html">Ted Siedle</a>, are trading shots anew after the state's largest public-employee union <a href="http://ripr.org/post/states-largest-public-employee-union-hires-critic-raimondo">hired Siedle to review the work of the state Investment Commission</a>.</p><p>In a statement, Raimondo spokeswoman Joy Fox says:</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 21:32:46 +0000 Ian Donnis 16418 at http://ripr.org Is EngageRI Secrecy Hurting Raimondo? http://ripr.org/post/engageri-secrecy-hurting-raimondo-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>In politics, as in pensions, assets can turn into liabilities. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay wonders if an advocacy group for pension overhaul that doesn’t need to disclose its members has become state Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s Achilles heel.</p><p></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:11:56 +0000 Scott MacKay 13578 at http://ripr.org