pension fund http://ripr.org en What The Rejection Of The Public Pension Settlement Means For The State http://ripr.org/post/what-rejection-public-pension-settlement-means-state <p>A judge has ordered the parties in a lawsuit over Rhode Island's pension overhaul back to the mediation table, after police voted to reject a proposed settlement. Many teachers, firefighters, state workers and retirees voted to accept the deal, which was reached after more than a year of negotiation.</p><p></p><p>Rhode Island Public Radio's Elisabeth Harrison sat down with political analyst Scott Mackay to figure out what the rejection means, and where the pension settlement can go from here.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:00:37 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison & Scott MacKay 31695 at http://ripr.org What The Rejection Of The Public Pension Settlement Means For The State 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