Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio expects to submit legislation Thursday that would establish state control over the taxes to be paid on former Route 195 highway parcels in the capital city, creating a 20-year tax-stabilization agreement for private developers and removing the city’s control over what taxes would be paid.
It is that time of year for us to take a look back and What Cheer the good and What Jeer the bad.
“A vacant house adjacent to the Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center will be demolished tomorrow thanks to the efforts of Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio.”
Senate President asks us all put all this egregious lawlessness within her chamber “behind us.”
Drunk driving is a very serious offense, the Rhode Island Senate should treat it as such.
July 6, 2011 – 2pm: We are pulling this story for 24 hours. Waiting on a response from the city. In 2004, the City passed a regulation in its Zoning Ordinance (Sec. 425.1, “Removal of Significant Trees”) that protects trees that are 32 inches in diameter or greater (measured 4.5 feet above the ground), regardless of location. No “Significant Tree” …
Questionable Route 195 Redevelopment District Commission legislation passes Senate, moves on to the House.
Some important articles in last weekend’s ProJo regarding the Route 195 land disposition process, Complete Streets, and the history of the pension crisis.
News on legislation at the State House to decide how the Route 195 land freed up by the relocation of the highway has been moving swiftly today. So swiftly it is hard to keep up. Forgive me as I drop some links instead of write my own post about it. First, this morning ProJo published, State, city at odds over …