Nearly 400,000 undocumented immigrants were deported nationwide during the 2011 fiscal year, the highest number on record,Read More
Rhode Island's $8 billion pension fund posted a gain of 15.12% for Fiscal Year 2014, which Forbes columnist and SEC lawyer Edward Sieldle criticized for underperforming the market by 10% -- or "$800 million," said Siedle.
"The market was up 25% over the period," said Siedle. "The state's pension fund underperformed the market by 10% -- on $8 billion, that's $800 million.'
Brown University plans to cut athletic admission slots beginning in 2012-2013. The plan would lower admission slotsRead More
Governor Chafee won last year's election with the overwhelming support of organized labor across the state, but theRead More
The majority of cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) would likely be suspended for 19 years and state employees will beRead More
A proposal that will put a dent in the combined $9 billion shortfall between the state and local pension systems will beRead More
Rhode Island had the third-lowest birth rate (per thousand) in the nation in 2009, a statistic that coincides with a sharpRead More