Senate delays CRMC board confirmations amid Block Island marina controversy

SENATE PRESIDENT Dominick J. Ruggerio has placed a hold on confirmation votes for the reappointment of three members of the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council's board following public process concerns raised by R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha related to the expansion of dockage at Champlin's Marina & Resort. / COURTESY ERIK ELWELL
Providence – Due to controversy surrounding the approval of a Block Island marina expansion, the R.I. Senate is placing a hold on confirmation votes for three board members that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo planned to reappoint to the Coastal Resources Management Council. The issue involves the CRMC's closed session approval of Champlin Marina & Resort's…

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