TITLE

NFL's Cowboys Get Stadium Approval; Local Battles Loom

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Richard
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/12/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31633, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Dallas Cowboys organization can now focus its lobbying efforts on the local level after winning legislative approval for a Dallas County plan to build a partially bond-financed $1 billion stadium complex for the National Football League team.Perry is expected to sign the bill despite opposition from hoteliers in Dallas who say taxes within the city would be the highest in the nation and would drive away the city's lucrative convention business. Before seeking local support needed to win passage of the tax, the city of Dallas and Dallas County commissioners are preparing for major wrangling over the stadium site and control of the project.
ACCESSION #
9845659

 

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