Rhode Island commits to $156M in COVID-19 response in first eight weeks of pandemic

STATE SEN. William Conley, D-Pawtucket, is the co-chairman of the COVID-19 Emergency Spending Task Force, which is tasked with overseeing the spending decisions on COVID-19 of the Raimondo Administration. / COURTESY CAPITOL TV
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has placed about $147 million in orders for equipment, supplies and professional services associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, and has spent another $9 million already, state legislators were told Thursday. The initial snapshot of the cost of attempting to contain the spread of the virus and help treat people infected with…

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