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Providence City Council overrides mayor’s veto of zoning change for Hope...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence City Council voted Thursday night to override Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s veto of the zoning variance needed to surpass height...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza has vetoed the rezoning that would authorize the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

Will Elorza veto cost city in GA?

The dramatic city review of the Hope Point Tower development – capped Nov. 30 with a last-minute veto by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza –...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza has vetoed the rezoning that would authorize the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

Mayor Elorza vetoes Hope Point Tower rezoning

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza vetoed a zoning change on Friday that would have allowed a New York developer to construct the city’s...
NEWLY ELECTED R.I. House of Representatives legislators attended an orientation visit Thursday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

House leaders welcome freshmen legislators in orientation

PROVIDENCE – Dispensing a combination of practical advice and legislative philosophy, House employees and elected leaders welcomed freshmen representatives to the Statehouse Thursday in...
TOYMAKER HASBRO is considering moving out of its Pawtucket headquarters, shown above. The situation has prompted Rhode Island's political leaders to meet in December to discuss the situation. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

State leaders to meet Dec. 11 over potential Hasbro move

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's political leaders are set to meet in December to discuss how to respond to Pawtucket-based toymaker Hasbro Inc. considering moving...
SPORTS BETTING in Rhode Island launched Monday at Twin River Casino in Lincoln. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

Sports betting launches at Twin River Casino

LINCOLN – Live sports betting launched at Twin River Casino Monday at an event with House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President Dominick...

Officials left guessing on Hasbro plans

Call it The Big Mum. One of the world’s largest toymakers and among Rhode Island’s iconic companies, Hasbro Inc. is considering moving its headquarters...
TO TAX OR NOT? Tax policy is a hot-button political issue, and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council's most recent report on tax collections and other revenue sources for state and local government begs the questions: What would you change? / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Of these options for tax policy in Rhode Island, which should...

The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has come out with its 2018 analysis of Rhode Island’s state and local government tax collections and how...
The Hope Point Tower at the proposed 530-foot height would be the tallest building in Providence./COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

State officials say design review of Hope Point Tower is with...

PROVIDENCE – State law spells out that the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has the final say over design review for projects in the district,...
HOUSE SPEAKER Nicholas A. Mattiello has won re-election in District 15 of Cranston. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

WPRI: Mattiello wins re-election

PROVIDENCE – R.I. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello was re-elected to represent Cranston’s District 15 Tuesday, narrowly edging out Republican challenger Steven Frias, WPRI reported...
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