Former state Chief Marketing Officer Betsy Wall will be paid half her salary – approximately $67,500, plus up to $500 for opting out of medical coverage – according to a severance agreement released by the R.I. Commerce Corp. last week.
While Rhode Islanders always take politics seriously, this year, it would seem the national political establishment is doing the same. So Rhode Island, now that you are relevant to the national race for president of the United States, for whom did you vote on April 26?
UnitedHealthcare of New England will not participate in HealthSource RI in 2017. Does UnitedHealthcare leaving the state’s health benefits exchange affect your attitude toward it? Will it make you more or less likely to sign up for a health insurance plan through the portal?
On April 11 the R.I. Supreme Court denied The Providence Journal’s effort to gain access to the R.I. State Police reports about the underage-drinking incident at then-Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Exeter property. Did the court’s decision frustrate a legitimate investigation of the state police’s actions?