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Pension Costs Choking Providence

June 27, 2011

Why is it that whenever I hear news about Rhode Island it’s usually bad?  Like any story about Buddy Cianci, The Station Nightclub Fire, the Floods of 2010, electing a mentally handicapped man governor last year, etc. Now, it turns out that the Wall Street Journal, taking a look at local government shortfalls around the [...]

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NJ Transit: Going Nowhere Fast

March 6, 2010

Governor Chris Christie inherited a huge mess in New Jersey when he took office about six weeks ago.  Since then he’s taken an approach which has dealt with cutting large state expenditures in order to try to deal with the state’s $2.2 billion budget deficit.  His first offensive was against the pension system (which I [...]

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Rush Likes NJ Governor Chris Christie

February 17, 2010

I don’t always get a chance to listen to Rush, but last Friday Rush said the following: Chris Christie, New Jersey governor, has frozen spending. The state’s budget is in shambles. He has sliced into the school surpluses, the New Jersey transit subsidies. The Democrats are furious. They’re furious because he’s doing exactly what he [...]

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