Statements about Bankruptcy

Economic Development Commission Executive Director Keith Stokes "sent me a letter and he said the taxpayers will never be on the hook for these bonds" for 38 Studios.

"No one knows who bought the [38 Studios] bonds. And there was some language put in the bond offer that they must remain anonymous."

"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."

"The largest number of bankruptcies in our country are really as a result of health care."

"There are a lot of casinos across the country that have gone bankrupt."

"Rhode Island is leading our nation in foreclosures."

"This is the first time in our state, and one of the first times in the country, where benefit reductions . . . has happened to people who are retired."

"Mike Trainor...still owes $250,000 to the state."

Central Falls "schools are overfunded by state money by as much as $8 million."

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