| | Advanced Search

 

Federal Hill Business Leaders Pledge to “Take Back” Their Community—Federal Hill Business Leaders Pledge to "Take Back"…

Riley: RI Treasurer’s Race Part 4: Public Fund Summit 2014—Riley: RI Treasurer's Race Part 4: Public Fund…

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes—July 29—Calling all animal lovers! If you're on the…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Sgouros: What Kind of Job is General Treasurer?—Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Sgouros: What Kind of Job…

Training Camp Talk: Wendell’s Starting Job In Trouble?—Ryan Wendell has been Patriots' starting center for…

LISTEN: Top Ten RI General Assembly Races to Watch in 2014—Rhode Island primaries are now just six weeks…

Organize + Energize: Organize Your Car in 5 Easy Steps—What do you have in your car right…

Newport Folk Festival Rocks the Fort—This year’s Newport Folk Festival was an unqualified…

Dear John: She Wants Him To Have An Affair—She's betting on an awfully big 'if'...

Queen Rules Mohegan Sun—Last Friday night, Queen rocked Mohegan Sun for…

 
 

BREAKING: George Caruolo Will Not Head Up New State Education Board

Friday, December 21, 2012

 

George Caruolo will not serve as chairman of the newly created state board of education, the Governor’s office has announced.

Governor Lincoln Chafee released the following statement:

“George came to me and informed me that the scope of his position and the time commitment necessary were far more extensive than he realized when he agreed to take the position. I reluctantly agreed to his request. He has done fine work for my administration as chair of the Board of Regents and I was looking forward to working with him in this new position. He is a valued advisor and remains so.”

Caruolo released the following statement:

“I told the Governor that I was sorry to withdraw and I was appreciative of his confidence in me, but that the more I investigated what had to be done in the coming months, the more it was interfering with my need to support my family. I told him that I still had two children in college and that I felt that to do this job correctly would require virtually a full time effort. That is particularly true during the period when the new structure is designed and implemented. I explained that if I could not dedicate enough time then it was unfair to everyone to have me fill that job. I thanked him for his understanding.”
 

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

Comments:

great-this guy has been at the public trough way too long-as a legislator and a lobbyist and recently as an appointee while STILL a lobbyist-typical RI BS

Comment #1 by Joseph Bernstein on 2012 12 22

Don't fret Mr Caruolo...Your ignoramus Caruolo Act will continue to suck the life blood out of cities and towns for many years to come.

Comment #2 by Chris MacWilliams on 2012 12 22




Commenting is not available in this channel entry.