U.S. Attorney Office http://ripr.org en RI To Become National Leader Getting Developmentally Disabled Into Jobs http://ripr.org/post/ri-become-national-leader-getting-developmentally-disabled-jobs <p>Federal investigators said an agreement announced Tuesday will make Rhode Island a national leader in integrating disabled people into the workplace</p><p></p><p>The 10-year pact grew out of an investigation last year that showed developmentally disabled were being sharply underpaid for their work.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:51:07 +0000 Ian Donnis 31705 at http://ripr.org RI To Become National Leader Getting Developmentally Disabled Into Jobs U.S. Attorney Takes Death Penalty off the Table for Jason Pleau, Who will Plead Guilty http://ripr.org/post/us-attorney-takes-death-penalty-table-jason-pleau-who-will-plead-guilty <p>The man at the center of a legal tug-of-war between Gov. Lincoln Chafee and the U.S. Attorney’s office over the death penalty will plead guilty to murder charges and will not face the death penalty.</p><p>U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha’s office says 35-year-old Jason Pleau will plead guilty by way of a federal indictment for the 2010 robbery and murder of a Woonsocket gas station manager. And as part of a plea deal his office will not seek a death sentence. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:59:17 +0000 Catherine Welch 19081 at http://ripr.org