At the same time, a bond issue on the legislative table can provide funds to municipalities to make desperately overdue repairs to the historic structures in their care. Priceless structures from our past, endangered because of budget cutbacks. Putting the bond issue on the ballot is the first step to saving them from ruin.
The Jewelry District has benefited from Historic Tax Credits in the past. We know first hand how well tax credits can work. Everybody has seen all the rescued, repurposed and dramatically refurbished buildings around Rhode Island that prove the point.
Read about it HERE and then let your Senator and Representative that they need to pass these two key pieces of legislation for 2014.