Rhode Island Superior Court will hold a hearing Tuesday regarding the constitutionality of the state’s appointment of a receiver to oversee Central Falls’ finances. Motions were filed Monday.

Central Falls Mayor Charles Moreau and the City Council filed a motion for a temporary restraining order against state-appointed receiver Mark Pfeiffer. The plaintiffs contend that a June law allowing the state to appoint the former judge to oversee the city’s governance is unconstitutional and its execution violates their right to due process.

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