Should the state finally commit new funding to the popular historic tax credit program?

The former Woonsocket Co. Mill complex is shown in this 2013 photo. Owners have been awarded state historic-preservation tax credits to renovate some of the buildings. COURTESY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION AND HERITAGE COMMISSION
The former Woonsocket Co. Mill complex is shown in this 2013 photo. Owners have been awarded state historic-preservation tax credits to renovate some of the buildings. COURTESY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION AND HERITAGE COMMISSION
A popular state historic tax credit program has not received new funding since 2013. Now a federal version of the program is in jeopardy. A House bill would eliminate the program, which covers up to 20 percent of project costs for the rehabilitation of old mills and commercial structures. A Senate bill would cut the…
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