PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – With Providence’s proposed $40-million infrastructure bond all but dead, Elorza administration officials now say t…
Providence has issued nearly 800 citations to drivers who ignore or don’t see the flashing red stop sign on the side of school buses.
Council President Luis Aponte said the council has become frustrated with the Elorza administration.
The suit claims several “defects” were found in a list of 360 signatures the city certified as part of the recall.
The City Council’s chief of staff said she doesn’t believe a deal will be cut.
An in-depth look at the five-year deal between Mayor Elorza and the union.
The announcement came after the mayor and the council could not agree over how the proceeds would be spent.
Schilling claims he “signed autographs for the people that were coming in to do the inspections.”
Initial findings were expected to be released in February, but nothing has been made public.
Jackson’s lawyer said he believes “we have discovered violations which have occurred in this process.”
Mayor Jorge Elorza wants to lower the pension system’s assumed rate of return from 8.25% to 8%.
Unless a revised proposal is introduced, they want voters to oppose the ballot question.
The mayor endorsed Majority Leader DeSimone in the Democratic primary.
The review came after the May arrest of Councilman Kevin Jackson.
Local 1339 President Jo-Anne Micheletti is leaving her post to become a timekeeper administrator.
The city’s non-Hispanic white population fell from 64.5% in 1990 to 37.6% in 2010.
The governor said Mayor Elorza should “start making difficult decisions around where he can cut, not just keep raising taxes.”
Moody’s remains concerned about the city’s “very weak reserve position and rising pension and healthcare costs.”
The mayor’s office and City Council were supposed to publish a list of infrastructure projects by Sept. 30.
The agreement aims to encourage the “cross promotion of both cities in tourism, exports, ports and airports.”
Johanna Harris claimed the city failed to indemnify her when an ethics complaint was filed against her.
The city says it is still determining the cost of its proposal.
Kevin Jackson is accused of embezzling money from a youth sports team and violating a campaign finance law.
Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare said the city had a candidate recently, but an agreement fell through.
Records show Aponte borrowed thousands of dollars to reimburse his campaign fund.