All statements involving Angel Taveras
"The pension fund in the city of Providence is only 30 percent funded, about the same level as when he [Taveras] took office."
"There have been at least 100 shootings each year [Angel Taveras] has been mayor" of Providence.
"If you look at what we’ve done over the last several years, the crime rate has actually gone down in [Providence] and . . . the number of shootings has been going down."
"Providence graduation rates are up."
I turned "a $110 million deficit into a $1.6 million surplus for our city."
"Residential property taxes [in Providence] are up nearly 27 percent under Mayor Taveras."
Under Mayor Angel Taveras "Providence’s bond rating was downgraded from A to BBB, two steps above junk-bond status."
"In Connecticut and New York, students at Achievement First schools consistently outperform city and statewide averages."
The Providence teacher contract "is one of the longest in the country."
Providence teachers "can go five or six years without an evaluation."
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