Braves Assure Fans Of New Ballpark Safety Subcontractors Petition MFSA Over U.S. Bank Stadium MLS, Galaxy See Big Returns From Dos Santos True North Prepared To Expand MTS Iceplex NASL Says USSF Rules Violate Antitrust St. Louis Business Execs Stay Quiet On Rams Stadium Temporary Tarp Place Over Roof At U.S. Open Dolphins Unveil Sun Life Stadium Renovations Louisville Announces Stadium Expansion Plan Lexus Gets Dallas Arena's Platinum Level Name
Published March 19, 1998
CT Governor John Rowland today will present an "ambitious" plan to "invigorate" downtown Hartford. The plan includes a convention center, "perhaps with an attached domed or outdoor stadium, representing a state investment of roughly" $150M (HARTFORD COURANT, 3/19)....In Denver, a new survey by Ciruli Associates polled 546 registered voters and found that 57% would vote for a stadium tax to help finance a new Broncos stadium, while 39% opposed the project (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 3/19). The survey, conducted this month, is an increase from 53% who supported the tax before the Broncos won the Super Bowl, but a "slight decrease" from numbers immediately after the Super Bowl, which showed support "running closer" to 60% (DENVER POST, 3/19)....The Tampa Sports Authority (TSA) has raised parking at Houlihan's Stadium from $5 to $6. The first such increase in six years will take effect with the MLS Mutiny's opening game. TSA does not control parking prices for Buccaneers games, and the team "is expected to announce its prices in the near future" (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 3/19).