Legal concerns may prompt revisions to Providence TSA reform

PROPOSED WAGE requirements for developers that receive property tax breaks on their projects have been called into question, prompting possible revisions. The Hotel Hive Providence project, pictured here, is one of the projects that has received a tax break from the city. / COURTESY ABDO DEVELOPMENT
PROVIDENCE – Whether the city can legally set wage requirements for projects that receive property tax breaks has been called into question, prompting possible revisions to what labor organizations consider a key policy reform. City Solicitor Samuel Budway at a March 30 public hearing on the proposed Tax Stabilization Investment Act raised concerns that requiring…

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