General Assembly approves $9.6B budget for FY 2019

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY has approved a $9.6 billion budget to be sent to Governor Gina M. Raimondo to sign. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY has approved a $9.6 billion budget to be sent to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to sign. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly passed a $9.6 billion fiscal year 2019 budget Wednesday that, among many things, provides for the legalization of gambling in Rhode Island. The general revenue total in the budget was $3.9 billion, while federal money accounts for $3.2 billion. The budget will now go to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo for…

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