• 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 “Bad Weather Days” As Immediate Solution To The 3-Mile Walk For Providence Students

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Mayor Scott Avedisian, RIPTA Chair, says proposal will be considered and could have an immediate impact.   Brett Smiley today proposed an immediately actionable, short-term solution to the three mile walk-to-school for many Providence children: allowing the Providence Public School Department (PPSD) to declare “Bad Weather Days” in which they cover the costs of bus …

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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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