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Former Rhode Island Official Says Governor Forced Schilling Company Into Bankruptcy

The former head of Rhode Island’s economic development agency is accusing Gov. Lincoln Chafee of forcing the video game company of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling into bankruptcy last year by impeding its efforts to restructure its debt or raise additional money.

10/03/2013

Screen capture of the Rhode Island State House. (Credit: visitingnewengland.com)

Moody’s Ends Review Of Rhode Island Debt After 38 Studios Vote

An influential rating agency has ended its scrutiny of Rhode Island’s debt following the General Assembly’s vote to make a payment relating to the failed investment in 38 Studios.

07/01/2013

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Governors Call For Return Of Olympic Wrestling

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is joining governors from 31 other states in asking the International Olympic Committee to reconsider a decision to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympic games.

03/06/2013

Southport Harbor (Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Rhode Island’s Governor Says He Feels Lucky, After Hearing Of Storm Damage in CT, NY, NJ

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY’-fee pounded,” but that after hearing from the governors of new Jersey, New York and Connecticut, on a conference call with President Barack Obama, the state got lucky in some ways.

10/30/2012

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Court Names Receiver For Schilling Video Game Company

A court has appointed a receiver for former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game company now that its bankruptcy case has been moved from Delaware to Rhode Island.

08/09/2012

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Rhode Island Hires Law Firm In Schilling Company’s Bankruptcy

Gov. Lincoln Chafee has announced the hiring of a law firm to investigate whether there is
any third-party liability after the collapse of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video gaming company.

06/26/2012

Curt Schilling (Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport)

Schilling: I Lost $50 Million Baseball Fortune

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling said Friday that the collapse of his 38 Studios video game company has probably cost him his entire baseball fortune, and he placed part of the blame on Rhode Island officials, including Gov. Lincoln Chafee.

06/22/2012

Curt Schilling (Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport)

Auditor Will Go Over Books At Schilling’s Company

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says the state has selected an auditor to review the finances of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s troubled video game company.

05/30/2012

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Curt Schilling (Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Schilling, Chaffee Each Disputes Other’s View Of Video Game Woes

Rhode Island’s governor said Tuesday that former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is wrong to blame the state for any of his video gaming company’s financial woes and to accuse the state of broken promises. Schilling told The Providence Journal that Chafee’s recent remarks that the state was trying to keep his company solvent were “devastating.”

05/29/2012

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Rhode Islanders Could Vote On Casino Referendum By Fall

A proposed ballot question on allowing Newport Grand to offer casino games is on its way to Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee for his signature.

04/06/2012