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Houston PING

A billion dollars later...

"It's not going to be done the way it was done with other stadiums, where the taxpayers picked up the tab," White said. "We're not going to do some special deal of giving a lot of money that could go to police or fire to a sports owner."

Minute Maid Park, Reliant Stadium and Toyota Center, all recently built sports venues in Houston, were financed for the most part with public monies.


2 posted on 01/10/2008 1:35:41 PM PST by weegee (Those who surrender personal liberty to lower global temperatures will receive neither.)
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To: weegee

I had no idea the MLS had gotten so popular that someone would actually build a stadium for one of their teams.


3 posted on 01/10/2008 1:37:20 PM PST by Slapshot68
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To: weegee

At least I can say I marched to the polls and voted against every single one of them, ha!


36 posted on 01/10/2008 2:37:09 PM PST by Rte66
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