The state legislature is likely to subpoena former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling to compel him to testify regarding the demise of 38 Studios LLC, but the summons is unlikely to carry much power outside of the state.
A new poll conducted by the Bryant University Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership found that 63.3 percent of respondents think it is important for the Pawtucket Red Sox to stay in Rhode Island. But three-quarters of those surveyed, 74.2 percent, are opposed to any taxpayer assistance for a new Providence ballpark.
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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.