Providence mayor signs $568M budget

Elorza Budget Signing
Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signs the 2023 Fiscal Year budget, Friday, June 24, 2022. (WLNE-TV)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed the city’s budget for the 2023 Fiscal Year Friday morning.

Last week, the Providence City Council approved the budget, which includes decreasing residential tax rate for homeowners, hiring a full-time fire chief, and funding for a new police academy.

Elorza was be joined by City Council members to officially sign the $568 million budget.

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