Woonsocket City Council Special Meeting - Apr 03 2023


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City Council Special Meeting - Apr 03 2023





President Biden says he's cautious about the Supreme Court ruling that preserves access to a widely used abortion pill. In a statement yesterday, Biden said, however, that the fight for women's reproductive freedom is not over, and claimed Republicans were planning to ban abortions nationwide.        Florida is bracing for another day of flooding downpours. The National Weather Service says heavy to excessive rainfall will continue to bring flooding to the southern Florida Peninsula today, "with locally considerable flash and urban flooding possible." Forecasters say flooding will remain possible through Saturday.       Vice President Kamala Harris is talking with the cast of "Queer Eye" about progress that's been made in the LGBTQ community. Harris spoke with the cast and creators of the popular Netflix show yesterday and said we can't take LGBTQ rights for granted, and must "keep going."        A years-long U.S. Justice Department probe shows the Phoenix Police Department has used excessive force and violated civil rights. The findings were part of a report released Thursday that claimed the Phoenix Police Department disproportionately targeted people of color and routinely violated the rights of protesters.        Tesla shareholders have voted to reinstate CEO Elon Musk's multi-billion-dollar pay package. Thursday's move came nearly half a year after a Delaware court voided it, ruling it had been improperly granted by the board. Musk's compensation package at the time was worth over 50-billion-dollars.        The Boston Celtics have a chance at setting an NBA record by winning their 18th championship title. Boston will visit the Dallas Mavericks for Game Four of the NBA Finals today. The Celtics hold a 3-0 series lead and are one victory away from their second straight sweep of the postseason.