Authors

Chester Smolski

Document Type

Article

Themes

City Planning

Comments

Recommends hotel and meal tax for Providence.

Abstract

"Providence Mayor Vincent Cianci has a financial problem, which is not uncommon these days for just about any mayor. Center cities are faced with a host of problems that require sizable expenditures to address. And with the downturn in an economy making a feeble effort to recover, available resources are in scarce supply."