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Solomon says poll puts him ahead of Cianci

Providence, RI – Providence mayoral candidate Michael Solomon held a press conference today at Prospect Park on the East Side to counter the claim asserted last week by his opponents that he is not the best candidate to defeat Buddy Cianci in November. “I have spent the last four years as president of the city council cleaning up the messes that Mr. Cianci left behind. During the dark years of the Cianci administrations, cushy pension deals were handed out as favors with no thought about the long-term fiscal impact on our city. All while Mr. Cianci failed to properly fund…
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Ward 9 Democratic City Committee Unanimously Endorses Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Ward 9 Democratic City Committee announced its endorsement of Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence today. At a meeting last night, the Committee considered each of the four declared democratic candidates for Mayor and voted unanimously to endorse Solomon. The Committee represents Providence’s Washington Park and Elmwood neighborhoods. “Michael has the vision, values and experience to guide the city,” said Ward 9 chairwoman Ana Rivas. “He listens, cares and knows first-hand the needs of our community. The voters of Elmwood and Washington Park know that Michael will work hard with all of us to improve the…
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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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