Providence City Council tweaks $10M racial reparations plan; review needed

Updated at 6:06 p.m.

THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL tweaked a $10 million spending plan for racial reparations programs, triggering more review before a final vote./PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
PROVIDENCE – Rather than approving a $10 million spending program on racial reparations as scheduled Tuesday, city lawmakers sent a revised version back to the Committee on Finance for further review. The City Council’s 11-0 vote, with four members absent, extends the months-long effort by lawmakers and appointed community representatives to determine how to spend…

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    • Great use of taxpayer money!! Funding programs that will help those who have been disadvantaged because of their race or financial status is critical if we are ever going to face the horrible wrongs done to those communities over these many, many, many years!
      Bravo City Council!