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Rep. Helio Melo

East Providence Rep. Melo gives early approval of governor’s budget proposal

East Providence Rep. Melo gives early approval of governor’s budget proposal

PROVIDENCE — Governor Lincoln Chafee, Wednesday, Jan. 16, introduced an $8.17 billion budget, key to which would reduce Rhode Island’s corporate tax rate over a period of three years and hopefully make it the lowest among the New England states while also giving some much needed additional assistance to municipalities. Gov. Chafee’s proposal would slash

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