RI organized labor http://ripr.org en Parsing Chafee's final budget http://ripr.org/post/parsing-chafees-final-budget <p>Governor Lincoln Chafee has delivered his final state budget proposal and given his final State of the State speech. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay parses Chafee’s Last Hurrah.</p><p>The cliché says: show me your budget and I’ll figure out your priorities. When it comes to Gov. Chafee’s final budget, that may be a trite description, but it’s true.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:38:31 +0000 Scott MacKay 27824 at http://ripr.org New York Times columnist questions Raimondo's pension investment strategy http://ripr.org/post/new-york-times-columnist-questions-raimondos-pension-investment-strategy <p>The disputes over State General Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s pension investment strategy rages on. The latest &nbsp;salvo comes from Gretchen Morgenson, the respected financial columnist for the New York Times.</p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 17:22:43 +0000 Scott MacKay 23492 at http://ripr.org