Angel Taveras

On Politics
2:06 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Providence City Hall slams council faction’s plan for allocating road repair money

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras is “completely opposed” to a plan by some city councilors to use a ward-based approach in allocating money for road repairs, says spokesman David Ortiz:

Ortiz says the council proposal would claim half of the money from a planned $40 million money road-repair bond “to break into pots of money they can spend at their discretion.”

He adds:

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On Politics
1:09 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Providence council pushing for ward-based approach to road repairs

A special meeting at 6 pm today will take up a push by some Providence City Councilors to use a ward-based approach in making $40 million in envisioned road repairs.

Ward 12 Councilor Terry Hassett says councilors plan to review the bonding authority for the improvements:

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On Politics
3:00 am
Thu July 19, 2012

RISD strikes agreement for increased payments to Providence

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras is sharing word of an agreement under which the Rhode Island School of Design will more than double its contributions to the city:

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On Politics
4:00 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Jerzyk moving to deputy city solicitor post in Providence

Matt Jerzyk, drector of policy, municipal affairs and senior counsel to Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, has accepted an assignment as deputy city solicitor, RIPR has learned.

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On Politics
4:00 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Providence solicitor backs FinCom’s power to change its leader

Providence City Solicitor Jeffrey Padwa is backing the ability of the City Council’s Finance Committee to change its chairman.

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On Politics
5:00 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

In surprise departure, John Igliozzi is leaving the chairmanship of the Providence Finance Committee

John Igliozzi announced during a meeting this evening of the Providence City Council’s Finance Committee that he’ll be stepping down as FinCom chairman, effective July 1.

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On Politics
3:00 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Taveras lands two more PILOT agreements

The hits keep coming for Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, whose administration has landed new agreements for payments in lieu of taxes from Care New England and CharterCARE. City Hall says the latest agreements mean the administration is approaching its $7.1 million target for new contributions by tax-exempts.

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On Politics
5:00 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Taveras strikes wide-ranging tentative deal with city unions, retirees

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has struck a tentative agremeent with unions representing city workers and retirees that could move the B-word — bankruptcy — out of the lexicon in the capital city.

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