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  • Chafee nominates 2 to judicial commission

    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has announced two nominations to the state's Judicial Nominating Commission.


  • Mediation in Rhode Island pension lawsuits fails

    Talks to salvage a proposed settlement designed to end the legal fight over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul have failed and the original court challenge is moving ahead, both sides of the case said Friday.


  • Chafee: State considering options on pension deal

    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is considering options on how to proceed with lawsuits brought over the state's landmark pension overhaul, he said Tuesday, a day after a proposed deal was rejected by members of police unions.


  • Providence artist chosen to paint Chafee portrait

    A Providence artist has been chosen to paint the official portrait of Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee).


  • New suit filed challenging pension overhaul

    A small group of retired state workers and teachers covered under the proposed deal to end the legal wrangling over Rhode Island's pension overhaul filed a new suit Thursday challenging the law and objecting to their inclusion in any class-action settlement.


  • Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee waves at the conclusion of his State of the State address in the House chambers of the Statehouse, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Providence. The annual speech traditionally sets out a governor's priorities for the year. It is Chafee's fourth and final such address. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    EDITORIAL: Rhode Island governor's bloated budget

    A budget crisis means different things to different people. For a family, a budget crisis might mean an overdrawn checking account, an empty refrigerator, a stack of unpaid bills and a house foreclosure note on the front door.


  • Chafee names new Rhode Island Housing chair

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee has named a new board chairman at Rhode Island Housing and nominated a new member to provide what he calls fresh leadership.


  • RI gov: RI will be in "good shape"

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee says Rhode Island will be "in good shape" despite a change in legislative leadership following law enforcement raids of former House Speaker Gordon Fox's home and office.


  • Chafee: Confident in House after Fox resignation

    A spokeswoman for Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) says he is confident that members of the state House will "continue the job they were elected to do" after Speaker Gordon Fox announced he was resigning from the top post following raids of his home and office.


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