RI lawmakers could ignore proposed pension suit settlementJanuary 10th, 2014 at 10:06 am by Ted Nesi under Nesi's Notes
By Tim White and Ted Nesi
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – House Majority Leader Nicholas Mattiello, one of Rhode Island’s most influential lawmakers, says he wouldn’t be shocked if the legislature simply ignored any proposed settlement that emerges from secret court-ordered talks over the sweeping 2011 pension reform law.
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