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Topic - Rhode Island House
Legislation designed to encourage settlements in the lawsuit against Curt Schilling over the collapse of 38 Studios passed the Rhode Island House Tuesday, but not before prompting another debate about whether the state should pay for its failed investment in the video game company.
The Rhode Island House is scheduled to vote next week on legislation designed to encourage out-of-court settlements in the lawsuit against Curt Schilling over the collapse of his video game company.
A Rhode Island House panel is poised to vote on a bill designed to encourage out-of-court settlements in the lawsuit against Curt Schilling over the collapse of his video game company.
Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox acknowledged Tuesday that he failed to disclose he had done more than $40,000 in legal work for a Providence economic development agency, and agreed to pay a $1,500 civil fine for violating state ethics laws.
The Republican leader of the Rhode Island House says lawmakers should know how much their legislation would cost or save taxpayers before they vote.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Republican leader in the Rhode Island House says lawmakers should do a better job of understanding how much their legislative proposals will cost taxpayers.
The Rhode Island state Senate passed a gay-marriage bill Wednesday evening, bringing the state closer to becoming the 10th in the nation to recognize gay nuptials.
Maryland lawmakers reintroduced a gay-marriage bill on Thursday, making it the second state after Rhode Island to start the process this year of changing its marriage laws.