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WHY I'M RUNNING

I am running for mayor to work with you to lead Providence to its place among the great American cities. 

Our city faces real challenges today. We must create more jobs and better schools. We must unite our community and create opportunity – for all.  

As a community and business leader, I have the experience and values that are necessary to bring us together, solve big problems, and create lasting and meaningful change. 

I’m ready to make tough decisions, and break through the barriers that slow us down. No one can do it alone, but together we can – and we will make Providence one of the best cities to live, work and learn in.   

I’m running for mayor because I believe we can make Providence better – now. Please join me. 

 

What I Believe

  • People pulling together can accomplish extraordinary things
  • Every family deserves great schools, good-paying jobs, and a safe neighborhood
  • City government should deliver on its promises, and safeguard public resources and public trust.
  • When we all step up and serve everyone wins

“I want to engage in the hard but necessary work of forging a better direction for Providence in the next eight years.”

In the News

April 8, 2014National Equal Pay Day

What would you do with an extra eleven-thousand dollars?

This is the question recently posed by the National Women’s Law Center on their website, mywagegap.org. Women from across the United States wrote in, their answers ranging from paying for a child’s medical care to helping younger siblings pay for college.

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February 4, 2014Lorne Adrain Formally Enters the Race for Mayor of Providence

Businessman and community activist Lorne Adrain on Monday formally entered the race for mayor of Providence, saying he'd try to move the city forward through a combination of partnerships, problem-solving and perseverance.

Adrain announced his run at the Friendship Cafe, an eatery operated by the Amos House shelter and whose staff includes formerly homeless individuals. He says he chose the location as a sign of his commitment to the people of Providence.

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February 2, 2014 Lorne Adrain Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Providence Raises $96,205 in 4th Quarter

Fox Point resident and community leader Lorne Adrain announced today that he raised $96,205 during the last 5 weeks of the 2013 fundraising quarter for his Democratic mayoral campaign to move Providence forward.

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February 2, 2014Lorne Adrain Statement Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Community leader and Democratic candidate for Mayor of Providence, Lorne Adrain, released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:

“This Monday Providence joins the country and the world in honoring the life and legacy of one of our great Americans, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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February 4, 2014On Martin Luther King Day, R.I. politicians pressed on ways to reduce violence

PROVIDENCE — Peace advocates chose the fe Edward Fitzpatrick: Time to combat violence with specifics, not political platitudesderal holiday that honors the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to question governor and Providence mayoral candidates about their plans, including specific policies they want to implement, to reduce violence.

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