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Rhode Island no longer investing in for-profit prisons, assault weapon companies

Metro, News

Rhode Island no longer investing in for-profit prisons, assault weapon companies

February 5, 2020 0 comments

On Jan. 31, the Rhode Island public pension fund ceased to invest in companies that either operate for-profit prisons or manufacture assault-style weapons sold to civilians, Treasurer Seth Magaziner ’06 D-RI announced.

Shanmugam ’23: To solve its pension puzzle, Providence must make tough choices

Columns, Opinions

Shanmugam ’23: To solve its pension puzzle, Providence must make tough choices

October 8, 2019 2 comments

Even as Washington intrigue dominates media coverage of our government, American cities continue to define how citizens interact with the institutions around them — with consequences that the public often misses or overlooks.