Statements about Public Service

"In 32 other states and Washington D.C., they [voters] can avoid the wait by voting before Election Day."

"Sixty-percent of the state retirees...don’t get Social Security.’’

"If Rhode Island does a hybrid [retirement] plan we’ll be the first state in the nation to do this.’’

"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.

Statistically, law-enforcement officers die 10 years earlier than the general population.

Members of Congress "receive full pay retirement after serving one term."

The law has not established whether Rhode Island public employees have property rights to their pensions.

In Rhode Island "there are 150 different pension plans for public workers."

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