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Angel Taveras

For The First Time In Its History, Rhode Island Poised To Elect Governor Who Isn't A White Man

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Rhode Island has never before elected a governor who wasn't a white man. But in Tuesday's primary, Democrats and Republicans both nominated candidates...

Michelle Kwan Touts Husband's Campaign For Governor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Figure skating champion Michelle Kwan appears in a new television ad touting her husband Clay Pell (D) for Rhode Island governor. "One of the reas...

Meet The Man Who Hopes To Become R.I.'s First Latino Governor

VOXXI | Susan G. Baumann | Posted 11.20.2013 | Latino Voices

The natural progression in a politician’s career seem to always aim for higher offices, and Mayor Angel Taveras is ready to fall into his path’s n...

Joy Resmovits

Education Reform Becomes Dirty 'R-Word' On Mayors' School Turnaround Tour | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

The splashiest education reform wars in recent years have been the province of big-city mayors. New York's Michael Bloomberg (I) and Chicago's Rahm Em...

These Latino Mayors Helped Revitalize Their Cities

VOXXI | Susana G. Baumann | Posted 10.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Two well-known former Latino mayors, Antonio Ramón Villaraigosa and Manuel “Manny” Díaz, and the Providence mayor Angel Taveras met at the 2013 ...

The Importance of Holding Occupy Camps

Raven Brooks | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Raven Brooks

If we stand aside or look the other way simply because a mayor's administration isn't deploying cops in riot gear to evict the protestors, then we're harming the long-term future of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Providence Mayor Plans To Tax Schools, Hospitals, Other Nonprofits

Providence Journal | Paul Davis and Alisha A. Pina | Posted 07.10.2011 | Impact

PROVIDENCE -- Last week, doctors at Women & Infants Hospital examined a 48-year-old woman who might develop cervical cancer. She had stopped seeing do...