Will the PawSox agree to the newly revised Pawtucket ballpark legislation, assuming that the General Assembly approves it?

DRIVING A HARD BARGAIN? The R.I. Senate Finance Committee has proposed revising legislation concerning the financing of the construction of a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox. Does it make the deal better for the state's taxpayers and keep the team in Rhode Island, or will it push them into the waiting arms of Worcester, Mass.? Above, a rendering of the "Ballpark at Slater Mill." / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX
Following months of hearings, the Senate Finance Committee has revised proposed legislation to formalize the deal between the state, the city of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox to finance the construction of a new stadium and development around it for the team along the waterfront in Pawtucket. The proposed modifications to the deal revolve…

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