“I’m not going to push for it,” the governor said of the ballpark plan. “This is the mayor of Pawtucket’s initiative.”
With more than 500 doctors on staff, the new organization will instantly become one of Rhode Island’s largest physicians groups.
Operation Triple Play netted 16 suspects and more than 15 pounds of heroin, cocaine and other drugs.
Of Providence’s 100 highest-paid employees, only 27 are female.
Wainwright Investment Counsel has asked the city to increase its yearly fee to $265,000.
Governor Raimondo appears concerned about including a state guarantee for Pawtucket’s share of the stadium debt.
The City Council would need 10 votes override a veto from Elorza.
National Grid said it supports one of the proposals to change the state’s utility laws, but argued others could “do grievous harm.”
The club has been closed since a May 7 shooting where three people were injured.
Spending on the program, which provides health coverage to low-income people, has grown by nearly $600 million in recent years.
The veteran Democrat is one of several Providence councilors said to be seeking the council presidency.
The latest ridership numbers out of Wickford Junction show an average of just 282 weekday riders take the train there.
Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan is currently suing the agency alleging she was let go without due process.
State leaders have pulled the plug – for now – on the team’s proposal for a new $83-million stadium partly funded by taxpayers.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions now defines “sanctuary cities” as places that violate a specific provision in federal law.
“Do I think it’s fair? Not for everybody, no,” said one member of the R.I. Vehicle Value Commission.
Treasurer Magaziner said many of the 34 plans, with a combined shortfall of $2.4 billion, are at “dangerously low funding levels.”
The council was considering changing its rule to allow for the removal of its president.
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Aponte is not resigning from the council altogether and still has another year in his term.
The City Council is seeking to create a rule that allows for the removal of the president.
“You can fight me the rest of the week if you want,” Aponte said. “You’ve got to show up here and do your job.”
The state’s financial outlook has gotten significantly worse in recent months.
The city is now looking at options for the land where McCoy Stadium stands now, including building a government center.