B.C. Mayor Confident Council Will Give Ballpark Plan a Thumbs Up

Vadum, Matthew
December 2004
Bond Buyer;12/9/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32026, p1
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The article reports that District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams is confident that the District Council will approve Ballpark plan. He predicted yesterday that the District Council will approve his $1 billion bond-financed baseball stadium and community development plan next week, possibly by a greater margin than it garnered at the preliminary vote last week. Williams' comments came as the council gears up for its final vote on the ballpark package December 14. To build the stadium for the Washington Nationals, the District Council must authorize up to $500 million of bonds and enact tax legislation by the end of the year under the agreement.


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