Ruggerio's Anti-Home Rule Bill Moves out of Committee.
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4 Jun 2019. Providence.
Senate President Ruggerrio's move to seize control of local zoning & design oversight for state-owned properties over 20 acres moved another step forward last night.
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary voted 7 to 1 to forward Senate Bill S-0803 to the full Senate for approval. Directly aimed at pushing the Fane Tower forward, the bill tosses RI home rule out a 44th story window.
If this proposed law passes, what does it mean for RI municipalities? And for the Hope Tower project? What can you do to stop this blatant power grab?
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TIME TO SHINE ...
in a revealing article about the Jewelry District, Providence Monthly explains why the District is primed to be the city's next "it" neighborhood.
In other news: The 195 Commission issued a RFP for proposals for Parcel 28 in the DIstrict (between Friendship and Clifford east of Chestnut). Five proposals from developers have been received, and you can see them HERE.