Revised ‘8% law’ ordinance introduced by Providence City Council

THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL will take up a revised version of its “8% law” ordinance after a previous version was vetoed by Mayor Brett P. Smiley. /PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

PROVIDENCE – After failing to muster the votes needed to override a veto from Mayor Brett P. Smiley, the City Council on Thursday introduced a newly revised “8% law” ordinance that reduces some of the oversight and compliance requirements for city staff who would be charged with implementation. A council press release said the revision

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