How the Providence mayor’s personal story has shaped his views on illegal immigration.
Federal funding makes up roughly 10% of the city’s total budget.
The city would need to ask the General Assembly to amend an existing state law.
Board members said they didn’t want to set a precedent by stripping David Marchant’s pension.
Providence already complies with federal law, but “we don’t extend ourselves and go out of our way.”
Police Chief Hugh Clements says the water supply has not been contaminated.
State Sen. Harold Metts said South Providence has become a “dumping ground.”
The former mayor wants to provide long-term housing to more than 300 homeless people.
Providence stands to receive an additional $14 million in state aid.
The scholarship program is expected to grow from $10 million to $30 million by 2021.
Elorza and the U.S. Conference of Mayors are calling on the federal government to take action.
The mayor believes the former officer’s comments constitute “dishonorable service.”
The owner claims Councilwoman Matos and the board have interfered with his business.
District officials say they aren’t sanctioning the protest.
An in-depth breakdown of who is eligible for the scholarship and how it all works.
Dan McGowan has this week’s RI politics roundup, including a look at politicians facing legal trouble and the governor’s State of the State.
The 55-year-old Democrat turned himself into the Rhode Island State Police barracks in Scituate Thursday after learning a warrant was issued…
Providence hasn’t increased its local school funding since 2011.
Aponte voted in favor of a zoning change that benefited his landlord.
The treasurer is withholding more than $30,000 owed to Donoghue Barrett & Singal.
The city claims the doctor “misdiagnosed animals and incorrectly recommended euthanasia.”
The treasurer called it “unconscionable” to spend more than $30,000 on the firm.
An in-depth look at how the union contract was finally approved.
Providence’s financial condition is improving, but it still faces massive liabilities.
The City Council Ordinance Committee will continue vetting the proposals.