PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Latest on the end of the budget dispute in Rhode Island (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed a $9.2 billion state budget into law, following its passage in the Rhode Island Senate.

The Senate passed the state budget Thursday, ending an impasse with the House of Representatives that lasted over a month.

Rhode Island had been operating without a new budget since July 1. The stalemate caused uncertainty in local governments as the state operated at last year’s lower spending levels.

The Senate reconsidered the budget and approved it by a 30-5 vote. The House already had passed it. Raimondo quickly signed it.

The budget was hung up over a disagreement between the chambers over details of phasing out the car tax.

Legislative leaders struck a deal to consider car tax legislation separately to monitor the impact of the phase-out.

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5:30 p.m.

The Rhode Island Senate has passed the $9.2 billion state budget, ending an impasse with the House of Representatives that lasted over a month.

Rhode Island has been operating without a new budget since July 1.

The stalemate caused uncertainty in local governments as the state operated at last year’s lower spending levels.

The Senate approved a budget Thursday that had already passed the House, sending it to the governor.

The budget was hung up over a disagreement between the chambers over details of phasing out the car tax.

Legislative leaders struck a deal to consider car tax legislation separately to monitor the impact of the phase-out. The Senate approved it Thursday.

Senate President Dominick Ruggerio apologized if municipalities were inconvenienced, but says the phase-out was a compelling issue.

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12:00 a.m.

The Rhode Island Senate is scheduled to reconvene to pass the state budget.

Rhode Island has been operating without a new budget since July 1.

The stalemate has caused uncertainty in local governments as the state government operates at last year’s lower spending levels.

The Senate is reconsidering a $9.2 billion budget, already passed by the House, Thursday afternoon.

The budget was hung up over a disagreement between the chambers over details of phasing out the car tax. The Senate passed a budget amendment to block further increases in reimbursement to towns for lost car tax revenue if state revenue drops.

Legislative leaders struck a deal to consider car tax legislation separately to monitor the impact of the phase-out.

That legislation is expected to be considered by the Senate Thursday.