Was PawSox deal approval timed to avoid public scrutiny?

COVER OF DARKNESS: Final passage and signing of the legislation that supports the building of a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox along the Pawtucket River did not happen in the most transparent way. 
 / COURTESY PAWTUCKET REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
COVER OF DARKNESS: Final passage and signing of the legislation that supports the building of a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox along the Pawtucket River did not happen in the most transparent way. 
 / COURTESY PAWTUCKET REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
One of the most important parts of a public official’s duties is the need to communicate with constituents. And yet, when Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed the legislation forwarded by the General Assembly to enable the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in the Ocean State, neither she nor House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, the driving…

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