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Tourism Committee Recommends Cutting $200M In Funding For NFL Stadium In Vegas

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 24 / 16

A new financing plan that "reduces public funding" for a $1.4B domed NFL stadium from $700M to $550M "received a lackluster response Thursday from the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee," according to a front-page piece by Richard Velotta of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. The stadium&rs...

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