Warwick, RI - On December 21, 2017, the day after the Republican Congress passed tax reform, the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission requested that National Grid lowers its rate increase to reflect the impact of tax reform. Today, National Grid is lowering its proposed rate increase by $26 million, a decrease of about 33 percent. Rhode Island Republican Party Chairman Brandon S. Bell commented: “Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Governor Raimondo and all the Rhode Island Democrats who opposed tax reform deserve ZERO credit for this rate reduction. They didn’t even call on Grid to lower their rate increase because of…
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