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House Plans Oversight Hearings on 38 Studios



    House Plans Oversight Hearings on 38 Studios
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    Curt Schilling, chief executive officer of 38 Studios LLC and a former Boston Red Sox pitcher, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. 38 Studios, formerly Green Monster Games LLC, is an entertainment and intellectual property development company founded by Schilling and named for his jersey number. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    Rhode Island's House and Senate leaders both say they plan to hold hearings into what went wrong with the state's $75 million deal with 38 Studios, the video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

    The announcement Friday comes a day after tens of thousands of pages of documents about the deal were released. While the documents included dozens of depositions of key figures, there are absences, most notably, Schilling.

    Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed says it would be up to the Senate Government Oversight Committee whether to subpoena anyone, including Schilling.

    House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello didn't immediately address whether he would issue subpoenas. He says he conferred with House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Karen MacBeth.

    The House committee has held preliminary hearings, but has not taken an extensive look. 

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