• Brett Smiley




    Democratic candidate for Mayor of Providence


  • Brett Smiley




    Standing up for progressive causes


  • Brett Smiley




    Growing our economy


  • Brett Smiley




    Fighting for our students

Whether Brett was leading Providence Water or fighting for our city's best interests in the State House, we are all better off thanks to his contributions to the City of Providence. -Mayor Angel Taveras

Brett Smiley Proposes Creation of a Providence Office of Strategic Partnerships

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Brett Smiley today unveiled the second piece of his economic development plan: his proposal to create an Office of Strategic Partnerships in Providence in order to create and promote public-private partnerships between the city, private foundations and the vibrant non-profit sector. This approach has been employed in both Denver and Los Angeles to find additional …

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Brett Smiley Calls for Major Reforms to the PEDP

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Smiley proposes taking politics out of loan-making decisions through the creation of a new, independent loan program. Brett Smiley today released the first piece of his economic development plan for Providence: reforming the structure of the Providence Economic Development Partnership by moving its revolving loan functions into a new, independent program. This puts the loan-making …

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Brett Smiley’s “Gun & Ammunition Tax Bill” Officially Introduced by Sen. Gayle Goldin and Rep. Maria Cimini

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Earlier today, Brett Smiley’s proposed 10% supplemental sales tax on all guns and ammunition sold in Rhode Island was formally introduced to the Rhode Island General Assembly, sponsored by Senator Gayle Goldin and Representative Maria Cimini. The bill promises to allocate all funds raised from this tax to every town and city police department based …

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