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DELAY ON DC ARENA PLANS DRAWS EDITORIAL ATTENTION
Published November 15, 1994
Editorials in this morning's WASHINGTON POST and WASHINGTON TIMES comment on the delay in plans for a downtown area in Washington to further review the proposal of BET President Robert Johnson. The WASHINGTON POST urges the city to go with the proposal put forth by Abe Pollin and the National Capital Development Corp. (NCDC): "The original proposal includes one essential factor that is so far missing in Mr. Johnson's counteroffer: the Bullets and the Caps" (WASHINGTON POST, 11/15). The TIMES credits the city for "prudently put off making a final decision" on the arena, adding that Pollin's proposal to bring his teams into the city in a publicly financed arena "leaves the city wide open to unpredictable costs and other problems. ... The one thing the District can afford to do is take its time creating more debt for itself" (WASHINGTON TIMES, 11/15).