PROVIDENCE -- Boston Red Sox fans will be able to express pride in their beloved team as they drive, while also supporting Rhode Island organizations funded by the Red Sox Foundation.
General Treasurer Gina Raimondo would be well advised not to put too much work into her pension reform plan before a judge rules in the case now before the Superior Court about whether employees who are vested in the pension system have a property right in their promised pension benefits.
I realize the prevailing passion is to say â€œscrew those state employees and their unions, what part of â€˜there is no moneyâ€™ donâ€™t they understand?â€™
And that is a fine stance for someone to make a political point or a talk-show rant. But the law is the law and a judge is going to have to go by the law.