By Steve Ahlquist on April 18, 2017
The CSA now needs to be approved by the Providence City Council twice and get the signature of Mayor Jorge Elorza to become law. The first City Council vote is expected Thursday, April 20 at 7pm.
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By Steve Ahlquist on December 5, 2016
Mayor Jorge Elorza “does not intend to introduce” his own version of the CSA. Elorza, “really feels that working from the base that the community has brought forth is important and acknowledges the hard work that legislation represents for all community members,” said Courtney Hawkins, Providence’s chief policy officer.
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