Remember that $4 million for Rockwell Park renovations that former state Rep. Kosta Diamantis, a Bristol Democrat, got approval for some years ago? The money that never made it onto the State Bond Commission agenda?
Well, forget about it.
Rell's proposed budget "cancels nearly $400 million in unallocated bond authorizations – most of them pork-barrel spending or earmark projects that the state simply cannot afford in this time of austerity," according to highlights prepared by her office.
Though the projects are not listed specifically -- or, at least, I couldn't find them --there is a page that shows a whole bunch of axed projects in background type that's meant to be sort of artsy, in an accountant's view anyway.
Among thost wiped out projects is Bristol's $4 million for Rockwell Park.
Oh, well, Easy come, easy go.
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