TITLE

Lawsuit Filed Over St. Louis Stadium Ballot Measure

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/18/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32013, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that UMB Bank NA and several governmental agencies in Illinois have joined to file a lawsuit in Saint Louis County seeking a declaration that the November 2004 ballot measure Proposition A, which requires a public vote on aid for professional sports stadiums, can not be applied retroactively to the county's bond issue. Claim that the ballot measure violates constitutional law banning interference with an existing contract; Statements by Fred Lindecke, spokesman for the Coalition Against Public Funding for Stadiums.
ACCESSION #
15149412

 

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