Know thy enemy

Bischoff, Glenn
June 2010
Urgent Communications;Jun2010, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p4
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the issue of spending U.S. taxpayers' money to invest in the construction of stadiums. Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota reportedly cost about 390 million dollars while the Yankee Stadium cost 1.5 billion dollars. The total cost of stadiums in New York stands at about four billion dollars while the government mulls the reduction of police officers by 3,000 and firefighters by over 1,000. The author notes that public-safety communications also does not seem to have a high priority with lawmakers.


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