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VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE GETS BEHIND BASEBALL STADIUM
Published April 23, 1996
Senior VA lawmakers supported proposals for a mix of regional tax increases to pay for most of a new $250M Northern VA ballpark. Proposals included raising local sales and rental car taxes or taxes on wine and liquor sales, as well as levying a 10% surcharge on baseball tickets. The special committee has until July 1 to form a financing plan on a new facility (WASHINGTON POST, 4/23).