Providence Mayor Angel Taveras announces his proposed budget tonight … it’ll be interesting to see how he plugs that $22 million hole in the city’s operating expenses. We’ll learn tonight if any more of the local non-profits decided to pony up and help out the Capital City.
A great editorial from the Projo about the cuts the General Assembly made to services for the developmentally disabled. They write, “…how do administrators’ salaries play in all this? There has been a tendency in some non-profits as well many for-profits for the salaries of top people to rise even as those at lower levels are cut. (Our winner-take-all society . . . .)”
Starting today, you can take the train from Wickford Junction to Providence for $2.50.
Scott MacKay handicaps the one congressional race, CD1, that seems to have grabbed Rhode Island’s attention. And if you’re ready to start paying attention to the campaigns for seats in the General Assembly.
Common Cause says ALEC, the pro-business lobby group that drafts conservative model legislation for state legislatures, is abusing its status as a non-profit.
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