Lauren Nocera http://ripr.org en Brett Smiley announces exploratory committee for 2014 Providence mayoral run http://ripr.org/post/brett-smiley-announces-exploratory-committee-2014-providence-mayoral-run <p>Brett Smiley, chairman of the Providence Water Supply Board and Democratic political consultant, said today that he is forming a Smiley for Mayor Committee to explore a run for Providence mayor in 2014 if Mayor Angel Taveras decides to run for governor, as many top Democrats expect.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:15:00 +0000 Scott MacKay 18574 at http://ripr.org