RhodeMap RI / RI Rising depends upon an important State initiative: Getting you to subsidize your neighbors property taxes, even when your neighbor is financially better off than you!
A TAXPAYER RIP-OFF IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN UNDER PROPOSED HOUSE BILL H 6107
H 6107 is a RhodeMap RI inspired bill. Under the ruse of property tax reform this bill has the potential to destroy neighborhoods . . . unless we speak up resoundingly! (Continued . . .)
This Wednesday, June 10
at the rise of the Senate (4:30pm)
Senate Lounge - RI State House
Kevin Flynn from the Division of Planning, to make presentation on RhodeMap RI to House Oversight Committee at the State House
RhodeMap RI implementation, Raimondo's Step 1 [RhodeMap Quote]:
"The State should consider the creation of a permanent commission on property taxation to establish a system of universal, understandable and fair standards for the municipal taxation of property throughout the state."
. . . And like a good cog in the machine behind RhodeMap RI, Governor Raimondo is ALREADY complying.
It has been called the most dangerous policy agenda in Rhode Island. Now is your chance to fight back against the unelected bureaucrats. Today, at the Rhode Island State House, there will be a hearing on special legislation to exempt certain towns from the RhodeMap RI agenda. This legislation is an important first step to untangling our state from the RhodeMap RI web. Our elected official will listen when you speak out.Read more
Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) -- Did you, as town officials, certify compliance to AFFH? What are the potential hazards? Gary Morse warns: "RhodeMap RI is not likely to just "sit on the shelf" now that stricter AFFH compliance is being demanded by the federal government. 26 communities may now want to ask – is it safe to cash that CDBG check?"
National Housing Experts tell PolitiFact about HUD money . . .
“I wouldn’t say they’ve ceded total control. I would say they have obligations.”
“It’s illegal to use local zoning power to maintain segregation”
Historically, the Fair Housing Act “has been enforced weakly. ... They’re doing more than has been done in the past.”
Property Rights Alliance of RI (PRARI) wishes to thank you for taking the time to respond to our emails and hope you will continue to consider the ramifications of the adoption of RhodeMap RI. We appreciate the opportunity to continue this important dialogue.Read more