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Senate Passes PawSox Ballpark Legislation, House Up to Bat

The Rhode Island Senate on Tuesday easily passed legislation for a new Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium, sending the bill to the House, where it has a more uncertain future.  Read more here.

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PawSox Ballpark Plan Passes Muster with Legislative Committee

The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee approved an $83 million funding package to build a new Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) ballpark in Pawtucket.  The vote sends the bill to the full Rhode Island Senate, which is expected to vote on the measure next Tuesday.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Legislative Committee to Consider PawSox Ballpark Plan Thursday

The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday this week to consider legislation to provide public support for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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Pawtucket Mayor Offers Plan B to Keep PawSox

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Donald Grebien on Tuesday urged state legislators to consider a “Plan B” if they’re not willing to vote on the current stadium-financing plan to build a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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Rhode Island vs. Massachusetts, Urgent Call to Save PawSox

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Donald Grebien has issued a “now or never” call for action on new ballpark to keep the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) in the city, as Worcester (MA) tries to lure the team across state lines.  Read more here.

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New PawSox Ballpark Cost Could Rise to $97 Million?

Revised stadium-financing legislation introduced in the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday indicates the initial cost to build a new Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium could be as high as $97 million, which is 17 percent higher than the earlier projection of $83 million.  Read more here.

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Finance Committee to Report Thursday on Proposed PawSox Ballpark, Governor Backs Worcester

The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee will convene this Thursday, Dec. 7, to issue its final report and bring forward revised legislation on a proposed new baseball stadium in downtown Pawtucket.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, Massachusetts Gov. Charles D. Baker Jr. told Worcester business leaders that the state would support relocating the PawSox to Worcester.  Read more here.

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