Topic: Providence mayor

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza endorsed Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for president of the United States.

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Elorza endorses Pete Buttigieg for president

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza joined nearly 60 current and former mayors nationwide to endorse Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for president.

Mayor Elorza rescinds support for water monetization

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Mayor Elorza rescinds support for water monetization

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza withdrew his support from his original legislative proposal to monetize the water supply for the city of Providence Thursday.

In race for City Hall, school funding takes center stage

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In race for City Hall, school funding takes center stage

November 2, 2018 0 comments

The final week in the race for Providence mayor has highlighted key differences between the candidates in their stances on the Providence school system and potential funding solutions.

Mayor Jorge Elorza seeks re-election with commitments to improving infrastructure and supporting Providence youth.

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Elorza to face two challengers in Democratic primary

September 10, 2018 0 comments

Incumbent Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza will face off against two primary challengers — Kobi Dennis and Robert DeRobbio — in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary.

Mayor Jorge Elorza’s has raised $698,449.96 for his re-election campaign, with $664,229.67 accounting for expenses and liabilities.

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Mayor Elorza’s campaign funds exceed competitor’s by half million

February 16, 2018 1 comment

As of the final fiscal quarter of FY ’17 the difference in campaign funds between Providence Democratic mayoral candidates Mayor Jorge Elorza and Kobi Dennis is over half a million dollars.

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Elorza enacts municipal ID program for Providence

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed an executive order to create a municipal ID program for the city Nov. 2.

Providence expects second fiscal surplus in two years

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Providence expects second fiscal surplus in two years

October 15, 2017 0 comments

Last Wednesday, Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that Providence is expecting a $10 million surplus for fiscal year 2017.

Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that the city of Providence ran a budget surplus in 2016, ending years of deficit spending. 2016 was also the first year in the city’s history without a gang-related homicide.

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Mayor Elorza overviews policy platform at community meeting

October 13, 2017 0 comments

The mayor reiterated his administration’s four priorities: budget, infrastructure, education and accessible public officials.