House budget of $10B tosses new taxes, spending sought by governor

THE HOUSE FINANCE committee has introduced a budget proposal that included about $10 billion in state spending. / PBN FILE PHOTO/PAM BHATIA

THE HOUSE FINANCE committee has introduced a budget proposal that included about $10 billion in state spending. / PBN FILE PHOTO/PAM BHATIA

PROVIDENCE — The House finance committee late Friday approved a nearly $10 billion state budget for the upcoming fiscal year that rejects many of the new tax and spending proposals sought by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The $9.97 billion spending plan doesn’t include an expansion of the Rhode Island Promise program, although it fully funds…

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