Ten years after its passage, most street racing charges are dismissed or amended as part of a plea deal.
GOP Chairman Brandon Bell says the legislation could lead to higher water bills across the state.
But the number of units authorized was still less than half what it was in 2005, during the height of the housing boom.
Jackson could become the first councilman in Providence history to be recalled from office.
“Where have we heard this before?” Chafee wrote in an open letter, quoting an editorial that described such subsidies as “senseless.”
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“I was very surprised,” said the Providence mayor.
The evaluations are conducted in order to ensure that equipment and procedures used to count votes during an election worked properly.
The city’s public safety commissioner says it was a policy decision not to promote someone who’s about to be granted a disability pension.
But Raimondo, Congressman Cicilline, Treasurer Magaziner and state Rep. Regunberg will vote Tuesday.
A last-minute change means the Community Safety Act will be revisited in June.
The professor claims the Providence officer verbally assaulted him.
Florida prosecutors will receive Superior Court records on Craig Price, but files from his murders as a juvenile remain under seal.
The firm was supposed to produce a final report by April 24.
The agency claims Councilwoman Ryan was conducting political business during work hours.
Bill Haslam started a first-in-the-nation program that lets high-school graduates go to community and technical colleges tuition-free.
In a letter to City Council, the union laid out nine reasons its opposes the Community Safety Act.
Elorza is holding the line on all taxes, but increasing city spending by 2.2%.
A state official said only one check per taxpayer can be cashed, however.
The owner of Women & Infants announced last week it will be acquired by Massachusetts’ largest hospital group, Partners.
A spokesperson for the city said a personnel issue is being reviewed.
The decision is significant in part because it could allow Rhode Island’s attorney general to go after Price as a probation violator.
The new numbers suggest lawmakers will have to make tougher choices when they put together the budget over the next two months.
The mayor says Providence follows the law because it shares fingerprints of people arrested with the feds.
The cause of Kyle Andrews’ death, and the fire at the MacColl YMCA in Lincoln are both currently under investigation.