Providence Mayor Randy Simmons has told his citizens he will not be seeking re-election to a second four-year term. In a message to residents of the community, Simmons said after six years on the council and four as mayor he does not plan to run again.In his words, “I really believe that holding political office too long is bad for the soul and for the community. It becomes too easy to think about something called ‘the city’ rather than the fredom of individuals who live there.” Simmons is a Political Science professor at Utah State University.
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