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San Diego Pitches Chargers Stadium Plan To NFL, With State Speaker Offering City Help

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 15

San Diego’s pitch to the NFL about a new Chargers stadium yesterday "included assurances from state Assembly speaker Toni Atkins that she would help expedite any environmental lawsuits filed against the city," according to a front-page piece by David Garrick of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. The...

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