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Six Missouri State Legislators Sue Gov. Jay Nixon To Block Funding Over NFL Stadium Plan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15

Six Missouri state legislators yesterday "sued Gov. Jay Nixon and the public board that owns and operates the Edward Jones Dome to block funding" of a new riverfront NFL stadium in St. Louis, according to Hunn & Stuckey of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The suit, led by Sen. Rob Schaaf, alleg...

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