Election season gives R.I. businesses a welcomed boost

BUSY SEASON: Gary Wallace, owner of Hall of GraFX in Providence, has gotten all the work he can handle this election season printing banners, yard signs and stickers for political candidates.
PBN FILE PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO
BUSY SEASON: Gary Wallace, owner of Hall of GraFX in Providence, has gotten all the work he can handle this election season printing banners, yard signs and stickers for political candidates.
PBN FILE PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO
In one three-week stretch ahead of the Sept. 13 primary election, the six main candidates for governor spent a combined $2.1 million. Much of the money, as it does for most political candidates in statewide races, was spent on television advertising and out-of-state consulting. But a still sizeable $259,500 went to locally owned businesses, according…

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