Cranston agrees to DOJ immigration compliance

A DAY after the cities of Providence and Central Falls sued the Department of Justice over requirements related to reporting illegal immigrants to the Department of Justice, Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Alan Fung said that he had agreed to the program and will receive the funding. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
CRANSTON – Mayor Alan W. Fung, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice this week, agreeing to terms required to receive funds from the DOJ’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program for fiscal 2017. Cranston was also one of nine municipalities in the state to be eligible for…

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  1. Fung continues to show he is a partisan hack. He has a shallow grasp of what government is all about. He shows no creativity or vision and speaks with little originality, preferring sound bites, and cliches. In this article he shows he doesn’t know how to allocate resources properly and now instead of a police force devoted 100% to Cranston affairs, he now has the force doing the work of the Feds. That the Cranston police force cannot even control smaller issues like graffiti bodes poorly for the future. Fung being elected governor would add to the incompetencies seen in the combined 12 years of Carceri and Chaffee