Ri state police http://ripr.org en State Police To Interview Lawmakers On 38 Studios http://ripr.org/post/state-police-interview-lawmakers-38-studios <p>House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is applauding plans by state police to speak with lawmakers about a 2010 vote that set the stage for 38 Studios to come to Rhode Island. A Job Creation Guaranty Program approved by the legislature was later used to channel $75 million to the ill-fated video game company.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:50:20 +0000 Ian Donnis 35382 at http://ripr.org State Police To Interview Lawmakers On 38 Studios Time to try something new on Smith Hill? http://ripr.org/post/time-try-something-new-smith-hill <p>The stench of corruption has once again encircled the Rhode Island State House. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says it may be time to try something different on Smith Hill.</p><p>Unless you have been living in one of those 1950s-era nuclear bomb shelters, or the old East Side tunnel, you’ve probably heard of the latest Statehouse scandal. The state police and federal IRS and FBI agents raided the offices of House Speaker Gordon Fox 10 days ago. The next day he abruptly resigned.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:18:53 +0000 Scott MacKay 31190 at http://ripr.org RI State Police bust unemployment cheats http://ripr.org/post/ri-state-police-bust-unemployment-cheats <p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><h1><strong><em>STATE POLICE SWEEP RESULTS IN EIGHT ARRESTS FOR FRAUDULENT COLLECTION OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS</em></strong></h1><p></p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;"><strong><em><u>For Immediate Release</u></em></strong></p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><h2>October 29, 2013</h2><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;"><strong>Contact:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Major Todd Catlow</strong></p><p style="margin-left:-31.5pt;"><strong>&nbsp;Rhode Island State Police</strong></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:01:14 +0000 Scott MacKay 23952 at http://ripr.org