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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

semi-OT - Florida Senate Approves Measure To Fund Sun Life Upgrades

I reckon Loria learned ‘em well.

The Miami Dolphins are getting early support from state legislators to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

A Florida Senate panel on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure (SB 306) that would guarantee $3 million a year for the next 30 years to help pay for stadium upgrades. It’s just the first vote, however, with a final vote coming during the session that starts in March.

But the swift approval could be a sign that the Republican-controlled Legislature will support the deal despite past objections to helping out South Florida sports franchises.

boteman Posted: February 06, 2013 at 09:45 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: marlins, politics, stadiums, taxpayers

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   1. TerpNats Posted: February 06, 2013 at 03:38 PM (#4364164)
It's football. In Florida, that makes all the difference.

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