Did state Democratic leaders make the right call delaying decisions on this fiscal year’s budget until November?

THE R.I. SENATE finance committee will begin its review of the International Game Technology PLC contract next week. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ PAM BHATIA
MOST STATES have approved fiscal 2021 budgets, but Rhode Island Democratic leaders have decided to wait until after the November election. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ PAM BHATIA
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, all Democrats, on Sept. 11 announced that the General Assembly will hold a special session in November to vote on this fiscal year’s budget. They say that Gov. Raimondo and state lawmakers can't make decisions on the budget until they…

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