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Liberal Billionaire Dem Donor gets Huge Tax Break for Fenway Park Renovation
Boston Herald ^ | 3/8/12 | Greg Turner

Posted on 03/08/2012 5:55:07 PM PST by paul in cape

Fenway swings for $40M with historic designation

The Red Sox [team stats] are closer to scoring $40 million in federal tax credits now that century-old Fenway Park [map] has joined the National Register of Historic Places.

“We are pleased that Fenway Park will be counted among America’s most treasured historical places, ensuring that it is protected and enjoyed by future generations,” the team said in a statement yesterday.

The ownership group led by John Henry has spent $285 million on Fenway renovations over a decade, adding the now-iconic Green Monster seats and opening up the former glassed-in .406 Club, among other changes.

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who would sign off on the Sox tax-credit application before sending it to the IRS, said Fenway’s preservation keeps “a treasured baseball experience alive, while expanding opportunities for business and tourism that generate economic returns for Boston.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fenway; fenwaypark; hypocracyredsox; redsox
All of the Red Sox management team (Henry, Lucchino, Theo Epstein) campaigned and donated to Obama.

Maybe these are the Millionaires and Billionaires the Annointed One was speaking about.


1 posted on 03/08/2012 5:55:08 PM PST by paul in cape
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Yet its only Curt Schilling who reaps the whirlwind in Boston by speaking out for conservative views.,

2 posted on 03/08/2012 6:01:21 PM PST by Fedupwithit ("Live free or Die: Death is not the worst of evils" - Gen. John Stark)
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