R.I. House halts budget debate

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES adjourned Tuesday after 10 hours of debate over the fiscal 2014 budget. The state's legislative body is set to reconvene at 2 p.m.  / COURTESY WIKIPEDIA/CHENSIYUAN
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES adjourned Tuesday after 10 hours of debate over the fiscal 2014 budget. The state's legislative body is set to reconvene at 2 p.m. / COURTESY WIKIPEDIA/CHENSIYUAN
PROVIDENCE – Members of the House of Representatives will reconvene Wednesday afternoon to continue debate on a fiscal 2014 budget. The suspension of the session came after Rhode Island lawmakers fell short by a 54-20 vote on a measure that would have stripped from the budget the initial $2.5 million payment next year on $75…

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