(Updated 3:21 p.m.)
A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative.
The R.I. Commerce Corporation had an operating loss of $13.9 million for fiscal 2015, associated primarily with the legal costs connected with 38 Studios LLC, according to an audit approved by the corporation’s board of directors Wednesday night.
With the idea that the Pawtucket Red Sox would move to a downtown Providence riverfront location now out of the question, the issue of where the minor-league baseball team will play is unclear. What do you think?
Former Gov. Donald L. Carcieri deflected a number of red flags raised by a high-ranking cabinet member about the proposed financing deal subsequently approved for the now-bankrupt video game company 38 Studios LLC founded by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.
No one, it seems, is willing to take responsibility for advancing plans that ultimately led to $75 million in state loan guarantees for failed 38 Studios LLC, according to depositions included in thousands of Superior Court documents unsealed Thursday.