Playing Hardball, MLB Chief Tells Florida to Back Stadium Package

Sigo, Shelly
April 2001
Bond Buyer;04/27/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31127, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has issued an ultimatum to Florida legislators to withdraw a proposed sales tax measure bill that would be used toward debt service on revenue bonds, intended to finance the construction of a baseball stadium for the Florida Marlins. Value of the revenue bond package; Legislative challenges to the proposed sales tax measure.


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