Six years after a Hummel Report investigation found issues with taxpayer-funded cellphones for Providence City Council members, a new review finds many of the same problems. Excess minutes, directory assistance calls, data overages and the purchase of new phones often double or triple the monthly costs. The council president, who ordered his own review earlier this year, says: that’s about to change. Jim Hummel has a follow-up investigation.
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