Statements about Legal Issues
"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."
"Legally, it doesn't make any difference" which state district you live in when running for Congress.
"In the past six years alone, changes to the pension formula … have saved over half a billion dollars."
Says an amendment specifying when military members may use deadly force "does nothing to change existing rules of engagement for American service members."
"Mike Trainor...still owes $250,000 to the state."
"Ten percent of violent deaths in the U.S. each year are due to strangulation."
"I'm well aware that medical marijuana is a recognized, medical, viable treatment for this sort of [pancreas] pain condition."
Three courts have found the new health care law constitutional and two have found it unconstitutional.
"What we have now is the most generous, in my opinion, 'good time' bill in the entire United States."
"Roughly 25% of RI has a criminal record"
The law has not established whether Rhode Island public employees have property rights to their pensions.
Says Christopher Little has "a history of working against environmental protection by defending the worst types of corporate polluters"
I "kicked crooked cops and government officials off the public pension rolls."
The lieutenant governor has the power to be an "economic ambassador" and "negotiate" on economic development
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