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Rhode Island is trying to boost its finances and fend off downgrades as it passes a broad reform of its pension system, with Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island general treasurer. The way to solve fiscal problems is to leave politics aside, she says.
From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.
How would a U.S. downgrade impact individual states? Insight on the financial fallout, with CNBC's Scott Cohn, and John Miller, Nuveen Asset Management.