June 9, 2023

PVD Council President Miller unveils revised budget

Taxes are still going up, just not as much as originally proposed…...

May 24, 2023

Tackling the Housing Crisis: Secretary Stefan Pryor Unveils Current State and Planned Actions

Presenting to the Providence City Council, Secretary Stefan Pryor outlined the stark reality of Rhode Island’s housing...

April 26, 2023

Controversial Tax Shift: Mayor Smiley’s Budget Address Sparks Debate in Providence

Mayor Brett Smiley’s proposed budget has created waves, calling for a commercial property tax cut and a...

March 17, 2023

Armory warming shelter update and the future of Rhode Island’s homeless crisis

Director Hayes not only explained the presence of and need for actions taken at the Armory –...

January 27, 2023

Improved ProvPort deal on its way to full City Council for approval

The Providence City Council Finance Committee approved the passage of an ordinance establishing a new 30 year...

January 6, 2023

Providence City Council Begins 2023 Legislative Session

In a meeting that lasted under 20 minutes, the City Council elected a City Treasurer and internal...

January 3, 2023

Rachel Miller elected as Providence City Council President in historic first

After City Councilmembers were sworn in, Councilmember Rachel Miller (Ward 13) was unanimously elected President of the...

December 15, 2022

Providence City Council takes up ProvPort resolutions amid promises made to community

The Providence City Council is meeting Thursday, December 15th at 6pm to take up the ProvPort resolutions...

December 4, 2022

In victory for environmental justice, rushed ProvPort ordinances tabled indefinitely

The Providence City Council met last night to take up a pair of controversial ProvPort ordinances that...

December 2, 2022

Providence Finance Committee ignores large outcry, passes ProvPort resolutions

The fix was in from the beginning, as the Providence Finance Committee, under the leadership of Councilmember...

November 28, 2022

Providence Sustainability Commission opposes current ProvPort deal

On Monday the Providence Sustainability Commission met with Director Keith Stokes, Business and Development Director of the...

November 29, 2022

ProvPort lease renewal appears to be fast tracked to avoid negative public input

After this public hearing, the bill can be voted out of committee, sent to the entire City...

October 29, 2022

The Battle for Ward 9: Providence City Council Candidate Forum

Candidates answered questions about toxic neighborhoods, poverty, education and nightclub violence....

September 28, 2022

Exclusive: Mayor Elorza interview on Buff Chace sweetheart tax deal

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza disputes that the city gave up $30 million in tax revenue in the...

September 19, 2022

Board of Elections’ recount upholds Tuesday night’s primary election results

After the recounts, the Board of Elections affirmed Tuesday night’s election results in the nine contested races,...