This commentary originally appeared in the Providence Journal on December 19, 2014:
Will the recently adopted RhodeMap RI plan collect dust on a shelf, as Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello suggests? Or will it survive in some form to spawn various pieces of legislation, executive orders, departmental regulations and local ordinances? Nobody knows.
But looking back, there are clear lessons to learn from the controversial process of adopting RhodeMap RI:
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