PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gov. Lincoln Chafee and state General Treasurer Gina Raimondo touted Rhode Island's work with struggling communities Monday morning at The Bond Buyer's Symposium on Distressed Municipalities.

"We're pioneers in Rhode Island. I always say we're all in it together. If not, the problems of cities and towns will wash up on your shore," Chafee said in an interview after his speech, defending the state's involvement working with struggling cities and towns.

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