Timothy Murphy: 38 Studios shows need for reform

Voters will have the opportunity this Nov. 4 to vote to hold a constitutional convention to update the rules that control our state government. For many people, the most compelling reason to hold the convention is outrage over the 38 Studios deal, an epic governmental failure.

Legislation that led to the 38 Studios deal was passed in 2010 with only one dissenting vote, that of Rep. Robert Watson (R-East Greenwich). The speaker of the House at the time, Gordon Fox, spearheaded the legislation, which included a commitment of $75 million to a single company, 38 Studios, now over $100 million with interest. View the full article in Providence Journal