Public sector retirees vote today at Twin River on whether to accept the terms of a settlement agreement between the state and organized labor about their pension benefits. If they accept the offer, they and the rest of Rhode Island get to put this three-year political odyssey to bed. In the meantime, Jon Brien and I found one more opportunity to rehash what has become one of the most popular debates in the Ocean State: why did we cut pensions, and was it fair or just an expedient way to save money?
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By Bob Plain on March 23, 2015
Bob Plain is the editor/publisher of Rhode Island's Future. Previously, he's worked as a reporter for several different news organizations both in Rhode Island and across the country.