Violent crime is down 18% and property crime has fallen 5% compared with 2016.
Four Democrats, a Republican and an independent have filed to run in the special election.
Aponte claims he has “absolute legislative immunity” from the Ethics Commission.
The fund will be spent on a wide array of projects, including street paving, City Hall repairs and rec center improvements.
Aside from moving to a more police-friendly name, officials have made minor tweaks to the proposal.
Councilman Zurier wants to strip power from any councilor who is indicted on a felony “directly related to his or her employment.”
A closer look at the five candidates seeking to succeed indicted former President Luis Aponte.
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.
The City Council would need 10 votes override a veto from Elorza.
The veteran Democrat is one of several Providence councilors said to be seeking the council presidency.
Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan is currently suing the agency alleging she was let go without due process.
Kevin Olasanoye has worked for the city since 2012.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions now defines “sanctuary cities” as places that violate a specific provision in federal law.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, toured Del Sesto Middle School and “discussed a statewide personalized learning initiative.”
Attorney Daniel Chaika says he wants to work toward “restoring faith in our municipal government.”
The council was considering changing its rule to allow for the removal of its president.
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.”
City Council leaders have agreed to give the EveryHome program $200,000.
The mayor said he wants Aponte to lose the power to make citywide decisions.
A one-stop guide to the City Council’s options when it comes to their indicted president.
Raimondo said the new team will “ensure better access to care and better outcomes for Rhode Islanders.”
Nirva Rebecca LaFortune confirmed she will run in the special election.