The City Council will consider overriding the mayor Thursday night.
“In all good conscience, I will not be waiving my right to keep my personnel file private,” the top State House staffer said.
Sabina Matos says her proposal would “clarify the intention of the city charter.”
The House Finance Committee will unveil and immediately vote on the roughly $9-billion tax-and-spending plan.
The City Council would need 10 votes to override the veto.
A spokesman says that while the Clintons “love spending time in Rhode Island,” they have not bought a home in Watch Hill.
The full budget could win first passage from the City Council Thursday.
A Cranston teacher and school psychologist both adamantly deny any wrongdoing.
Questions continue to swirl about a top Assembly staffer who received free tuition after departing RIC to work at the State House.
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Some, however, have questioned whether the policy should be allowed moving forward.
The new computer system, known as the Rhode Island Modernization System (RIMS), will replace a decades-old system.
The speaker’s plan would eliminate the municipal car tax over the next six years, at a cost to the state of $221 million.
“I’m not going to tell an employee what employment benefits they should or should not utilize,” the House speaker said.
The Providence Community-Police Relations Act will take effect Jan. 1.
A top senator said the legislation, introduced just this week, was narrowly tailored to ease the Pawtucket facility’s sale.
Jason August claims Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare violated his rights to a due process.
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But the speaker gave no indication he is upset with former Rep. Frank Montanaro Jr. for using a benefit tied to his old job.
Former state Rep. Frank Montanaro Jr. said he was entitled to the waivers because he’s been on leave from RIC for three years.
Cranston police said the internal investigation is expected to take about a week.
Woonsocket-based CVS remains one of the largest companies in America; toymaker Hasbro is also close to making the list.
The veteran Republican was one of Donald Trump’s earliest local supporters.
The first hearing was held Tuesday on Speaker Mattiello’s popular but pricey proposal to eliminate the car tax in six years.
Violent crime is down 18% and property crime has fallen 5% compared with 2016.