Prosperity for RI
By Steve Ahlquist on October 9, 2015
No one spoke in favor of the project, but more than 100 people packed the room and 33 people spoke against National Grid‘s plan to build a $100 million methane gas liquefaction facility in Fields Point in South Providence before representatives of FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), the agency tasked with the job of approving […]
Posted in Activism, Class Warfare, Climate, Corporate Greed, Featured, Photos, Poverty, Providence, Race & Racism, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged aaron regunberg, Ana Quezada, Beth Milham, Claudia Gorman, EJLRI, Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island, fang, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, ferc, Fields Point LNG Plant, Fighting Against Natural Gas, Fossil Free Rhode Island, Gina Rodríguez-Drix, Green Party of RI, greg gerritt, Jan Luby, Jesus Holguin, josh miller, Juan Pichardo, Julian Rodríguez-Drix, Karen Palmer, Lisa Petrie, lng, Marti Rosenberg, national grid, Nick Katkevich, Peter Nightingale, Prosperity for RI, Sheldon Whitehouse, Stephen Dahl, Steve Roberts, Susan Walker, Vanessa Flores-Maldonado, Will Lambek | 7 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on July 9, 2015
Last year Providence City Councillor John Igliozzi proposed that future tax breaks for large corporations should include $15 minimum wage guarantees, but this year, as Chair of the Finance Committee, Igliozzi has failed to deliver on this proposal.
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