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Santa Clara Agrees To NFL's Financial Demands, Eyes '16 Super Bowl
Published March 19, 2013
BETTER OFF WITHOUT 'EM: A South Florida SUN-SENTINEL editorial stated, "It's smart the South Florida Super Bowl committee late Friday reportedly rejected the NFL's request to exempt league employees from local hotel taxes as part of the deal if the area lands an upcoming Super Bowl." Miami-Dade voters will "likely be asked to raise hotel taxes" by 1% to help pay for $400M in stadium renovations "that the Dolphins say are essential to Miami's bid." To many, this is "welfare for the rich" (South Florida SUN-SENTINEL, 3/18).