Pair spearhead crusade against use of tax-exempts to fund stadiums

Shields, Yvette
January 1998
Bond Buyer;01/15/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30311, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the campaign by Minnesota state Senator John Marty and Pennsylvania state Representative Don Walko against the use of tax-exempt bonds to finance sport stadiums. Marty's opposition to a stadium for Major league team Minnesota Twins; Defeat of a half-cent sales tax in a vote among counties; Pledge by the lawmakers to pursue legal efforts to remove baseball's anti-trust exemption.


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