Rhode Island passes bill to help keep PawSox in state

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island lawmakers moved Friday to help secure the Pawtucket Red Sox' future in the state, offering to forfeit up to $38 million in city and state taxes on a new stadium and its surrounding area.

The General Assembly passed legislation to enable the team, state and city to begin shopping for bonds to finance a new stadium at Slater Mill in Pawtucket. Lawmakers spent months negotiating the deal, but the final bill was passed just over 24 hours after it was first...

What feeling does this article give you?

#hashtags to follow:

Island [+]    Pawtucket Red Sox [+]    General Assembly [+]    Slater Mill [+]    Pawtucket [+]   

More #news: