The long-serving Providence Democrat has been been the target of a campaign finance investigation.
Bethany Rossi was fired by the city on April 14.
David Quinn was on leave for two weeks while officials reviewed a “personnel issue.”
A special election to replace Councilman Jackson will be held this summer.
Commissioner Wagner’s State of Education address highlighted a wide array of programs in schools.
Taxpayers are on the hook for special elections and legal challenges.
With 10 votes to support the ban, the council may have the ability to override the mayor’s veto.
A guide to what happens now that the Democrat who represented Ward 3 for 22 years has been removed from office.
The City Council must now set a special election in the next 90 days.
The speaker’s opposition forces Providence back to the drawing board.
The first-term Democrat, up for re-election next year, reported raising $83,000 from January through March.
GOP Chairman Brandon Bell says the legislation could lead to higher water bills across the state.
Jackson could become the first councilman in Providence history to be recalled from office.
“I was very surprised,” said the Providence mayor.
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.
The firm was supposed to produce a final report by April 24.
The agency claims Councilwoman Ryan was conducting political business during work hours.
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 spokesperson for the city said a personnel issue is being reviewed.
The mayor says Providence follows the law because it shares fingerprints of people arrested with the feds.
This will be the second time Mayor Jorge Elorza will discuss sanctuary cites with the Trump administration.
Aponte is arguing that he has “absolute legislative immunity” from prosecution by the R.I. Ethics Commission.