After Brief Impasse, Providence Budget Passes

(Providence, RI)  --  A city budget is being passed in Providence just ahead of the new fiscal year. City Council voted unanimously on Friday to approve the 749-million-dollar tax-and-spending plan, which includes no tax rate increase. A minor disagreement between the council and Mayor Jorge Elorza slowed down the budget for about a week; council leaders initially referred to the situation as an impasse.


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