Neighbors, FPNA Decry State’s Attempt to Bypass Local Control

As many Rhode Islanders know, Senate President Dominick Ruggerio introduced a bill in the late spring to remove local control over building proposals designated for state-owned land. The legislation, which eventually passed, allows proposals for 195 land to bypass the City of Providence in matters of zoning, planning, and design, leaving the I-195 Commission as the sole public overseer for all 195 land. FPNA stands with the Providence Preservation Society, Building Bridges Providence, and many other organizations that have strongly opposed this legislation. Not only does this legislation represent an overreach on behalf of the State, eliminating the voices of cities and towns on matters rela

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