Oregon Lawmakers OK $150 Million for MLB Stadium

Saskal, Rich
August 2003
Bond Buyer;8/27/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31707, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that the Oregon legislature on August 25, 2003 approved a plan to use income tax generated by professional baseball players to finance up to 150 million dollars of the cost to build a Major League Baseball (MLB) stadium in Portland, Oregon. Share of the Portland government in the 350 million dollar project; Likely components of the city's plans to raise the finances; Components of the legislation passed; Reasons for the efforts of Oregon to acquire the MLB team, Montreal Expos.


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