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IATSE Local 23 Endorses Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI - Local 23 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, AFL-CIO announced its endorsement for Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence today. This is the 3rd union endorsement for Solomon including the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and the 16-member Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council. “We believe that Providence is at a crossroads,” said Michael Araujo, business agent for Local 23. “Robust and visionary leadership is required for the challenges our City of Providence is facing. We believe that proven leadership and experience are invaluable assets to our diverse population. Michael Solomon has…
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CLAY PELL WILL ANNOUNCE HE WILL RUN FOR GOVERNOR

PROVIDENCE, (AP) — Rhode Island's already contentious race for governor is about to get a lot more complicated with the entry of Clay Pell, the grandson of the late Sen. Claiborne Pell and the husband of Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan. Pell, a Democrat, may be a political newcomer at age 32, but he can count on his family's legacy, his wife's star wattage and what appears to growing support from some party insiders. Pell served in the Coast Guard and worked on both the White House national security staff and at the Education Department. "The problems we face are…
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