Raimondo, GA to remove ‘Providence Plantations’ from state documents

Updated at 3:53 p.m. on June 22, 2020.

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will sign an executive order that will remove the phrase “Providence Plantations” from gubernatorial orders and citations, executive agency websites, official correspondence and state employee paystubs, the governor’s office announced on Monday. The order is part of a new initiative, “RIse Together,” which is aimed at creating a more…

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