Oilers Unveil Details Of New Arena District Notre Dame Renovations Begin In November UNLV Delays Stadium Funding Request Until '17 Braves Dispute Mayor's Charge Facility Notes Dan Snyder: Redskins Planning New Stadium CommScope On As Daytona Rising Partner Dolphins Add New Food Vendors Consultants Narrow List Of Sites For Bills Stadium ISC Tracks Could Face Further Seating Reductions
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SPORTS ON THE BALLOT, II: MINNESOTA APPROVES AMENDMENT
Published November 5, 1997
Minneapolis voters "overwhelmingly approved a city charter amendment that will limit how much city officials can spend on pro sports facilities," including a new Twins ballpark, according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The amendment, which would limit city spending at $10M unless approved in a referendum, passed 70%-30%. But the "swift response" to the vote was that St. Paul "might be the site of choice" for the Twins, "if the Legislature can ever come up" with a funding plan. MN Gov. Arne Carlson called Tuesday's vote an "impediment to the stadium going to Minneapolis" (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 11/5).