McKee prioritizes tax cuts, education in $13.8B budget for fiscal 2024

Updated at 5:05 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2023

Gov. Daniel J. McKee along with other state leaders Tuesday introduced a bill that would ban the sale of assault-style weapons in Rhode Island. The legislation would ban the possession, sale, and transfer of assault weapons. Possession of assault weapons owned on the effective date of the bill would be “grandfathered” subject to certain registration provisions. Violators would be subject to up to 10 years in prison or a fine of up to $10,000 and forfeiture of the weapon.
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday released a $13.75 billion spending proposal for the next fiscal year, an increase of $148.6 million over fiscal 2023, prioritizing housing development, the improvement of educational and health outcomes, and other investments his administration claims will raise incomes for Rhode Island residents. The proposal includes $5.3 billion…

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