A's Reinvesting All Revenues Into Coliseum, Club Twins Owner Says Club Is Not For Sale Royals Will Not Exceed Current Payroll Sources: Penguins Getting $25M Investor Vikings Upset Over MLS Games At New Stadium Browns Make Case To Maintain Personnel Tigers Need To Reduce Payroll By $20M Sources: Chargers Expected To Move To L.A. In '17 Yanks Set To Benefit From New MLB CBA Losing Revenue Sharing Could Cut A's Payroll More
DO OIL AND WATER MIX? NASHVILLE RESIDENTS SAY YES
Published February 21, 1996
A poll in the Nashville TENNESSEAN shows that the deal to finance the Oilers' move has support among Davidson County voters. In Houston, John Williams reports that 53% of Nashville- area residents approve of a plan to raise the city's share of $140M for a new Oilers stadium through water and sewer fees, while 34% oppose. However, 58% said they would want a referendum. Meanwhile, the TN House Finance Committee approved a bill Tuesday to pay for the state's $80M portion. The Nashville Metro Council will likely vote February 27 on whether to finance the city's obligation through water and sewer fees (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 2/21).