Facing Tough Opposition, Minn. Ballpark Bill Is Revised
- Minnesota Lawmakers Vote on Bonding Bill, Stadium. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/22/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32386, p4
The article reports that the Minnesota Legislature is expected to consider the financing plans for the 522 million dollar open-air stadium of the Major League baseball franchise and a 248 million dollar football stadium for the University of Minnesota Gophers. The legislative body is expected to...
- Florida Lawmakers Adjourn Without Acting on Ballpark Bill. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;5/8/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32624, p4
The article reports that the rebate bill passed by the Florida House of Representatives has failed to reach the Senate floor. The bill was supposed to get a $60 million state sales tax rebate for the Florida Marlins to help with the bond financing of a $490 million retractable roof baseball...
- Florida House OKs Marlins' Ballpark Bill, But Senate May Stay Out of Fray. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;5/1/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32619, p35
The article reports on the disapproval of some senators on the bill passed by the Florida House which authorizes a sales tax rebate to support the Florida Marlins' bond-financed ballpark. The $2 million sales tax rebate is planned to be used for financing a 37,000-seat, retractable-roof baseball...
- Stadium Dreams. BURDETTE, WHITNEY // State Journal (WV);4/19/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p1
The article discusses the failure of the Senate Bill 125 for Monongalia County, West Virginia to pass in the 2013 regular legislative session. It states that the bill would have established a tax increment financing (TIF) for the $200 million project that includes the construction of an...
- Ballpark eyed for Central Islip. Martorana, Jamie // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);02/02/98, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the proposed construction of a minor league ballpark in Central Islip, New York. Real estate development boom in the area; Plans to select a baseball team to play at the ballpark; Baseball teams with interest to play at the ballpark.
- Former landfill hits a home run. Johnson, Jim // Waste News;08/24/98, Vol. 4 Issue 15, p15
Reports that construction has begun on Miller Park, a baseball field in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team. Cost of the project; When the baseball field is scheduled to open; Removal of an estimated 163,000 tons of solid waste to start the ballpark.
- Downtown Akron adds third jewel. Tucker, Brian // Crain's Cleveland Business;1/15/96, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p10
Comments on the planned construction of a minor-league ballpark in Akron, Ohio. Facility's design; Growing interest in seeing the minor-league team play; Construction cost.
- County comes to bat in ballpark talks. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;07/06/98, Vol. 19 Issue 27, p1
Focuses on a proposed ballpark in San Diego, California. Negotiation of the country for the project; Financial issues involved in the project; Concerns on the tax increment revenues and sales taxes that could be earned from the ballpark.
- Stadium group goes walking in Memphis. Radke, Chuck // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;2/12/2001, Issue 322733, p1
Reports on the visit of civic and community leaders of Fresno, California to baseball stadium AutoZone Park at Memphis, Tennessee in preparation for the construction of their own stadium in Fresno. Influence of AutoZone Park on Memphis economy and community; Analysis of construction process,...