Ryan becomes first woman to be elected majority leader of Providence City Council

PROVIDENCE – The City Council has elected Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan, D-Ward 5, as majority leader for the 2019-2023 term, making her the first woman to hold the senior leadership position, the council announced Jan. 7. First elected to the council in 2014, Ryan is the chairwoman of the council’s Special Committee on Municipal Operations and…

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