PawSox legislation moves forward in Rhode Island

SEN. WILLIAM J. Conley Jr. (center), D-East Providence, is chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, center. He listens to testimony related to Pawtucket Red Sox legislation last year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
SEN. WILLIAM J. Conley Jr. (center), D-East Providence, is chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, center. He listens to testimony related to Pawtucket Red Sox legislation last year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted in favor of legislation to help finance an $83-$85 million Triple-A baseball stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The vote signals an incremental victory for advocates who want to see the iconic minor-league team build a new stadium in Pawtucket. Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio,…
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