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East Providence affected by changes to Budget Commission legislation passed by Assembly

By   /  June 29, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments


PROVIDENCE — East Providence must still hire an Administrative and Finance Officer for a five-year period of continued oversight, but it won’t cost as much. The Rhode Island General Assembly this week reconciled legislation to amend state oversight with the city specifically in mind. Following passage of its companion bill (S0984A) in the Senate the […]

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Solicitor Chapman’s opinion backs Councilman Briden to choose AFO in East Providence

By   /  May 10, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  3 Comments

James Briden

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence City Council President and Mayor James Briden can be the sole person to choose a candidate to fill the Administrative and Finance Officer position required under legislation creating state oversight which led to the seating of the Budget Commission, so wrote City Solicitor Timothy Chapman in a legal opinion on […]

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