‘Investing in RI’s future’: McKee signs $13.6B state budget

Gov. Dan McKee-Budget
This is an imager of Gov. Dan McKee signing the budget at the State House, Monday, June 27, 2022. (Gov. Dan McKee)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Gov. Dan McKee signed Rhode Island’s $13.6 billion state budget Monday afternoon.

“Our budget delivers real results for Rhode Islanders and ensures we maintain our economic momentum,” said McKee.

The budget eliminates car tax, the $8 fee for replacing license plates, and income tax on military pensions. It also includes a child tax credit and$250 million in funding for affordable housing.

The General Assembly approved the budget last week.

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