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Money & Influence 01.4.2019

Laborers union, IGT and Twin River lead list of inaugural gala sponsors

Some of Rhode Island’s biggest corporations opened their checkbooks to pay for Gov. Gina Raimondo’s inaugural ball, including the gaming company the state paid $52 million last year to run Rhode Island’s online lottery operations; and the owners of the Twin River casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton.

Money & Influence 12.28.2018

Raimondo’s inaugural ball, ‘reception for sponsors’ will be closed to media

Gov. Gina Raimondo and other general officers have scheduled an invite-only, closed-to-the-media inaugural gala at the State House on Saturday night, Jan. 5.

Money & Influence 06.3.2018

First Amendment: 38 Studios debacle is R.I.’s Watergate

The 38 Studios debacle might not have produced a constitutional crisis or a legal battle (over the Nixon White House tapes) that went all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States. But Curt Schilling’s ill-fated video-game venture certainly produced a monumental crisis here in Rhode Island

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