EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – On Tuesday, Providence voters will be deciding if the city should borrow $515 million to go toward the city’s beleaguered pension system. On the first half of Newsmakers, two sides debate the pros and cons of the pension obligation bond. Then, Michael DiBiase of the R.I. Public Expenditure Council discusses how Rhode Island policymakers should approach a recent influx of federal relief aid and tax revenue as lawmakers carve out a state budget.
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