Providence council seeks to block mass police firings ahead of vaccine deadline

Updated at 9:22 p.m.

PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT John J. Igliozzi has called for an emergency meeting on Friday to consider a proposal that would stop the firings of city workers who have not complied with the city vaccination requirement. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE
PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT John J. Igliozzi has called for an emergency meeting on Friday to consider a proposal that would stop the firings of city workers who have not complied with the city vaccination requirement. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE
PROVIDENCE – The looming deadline for Providence workers to get vaccinated has become the latest source of sparring between city lawmakers, who disagree over how to enforce the mandate or whether it's needed at all. Council President John J. Igliozzi sounded the alarm on Wednesday, warning that 80 Providence police officers – out of 450…

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