Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.
The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority also announced the addition of 5 consultants to join Gov. Nixon’s task force to develop plans for a NFL stadium project in downtown St. Louis.
Fans in Rams jerseys cheer unanimous vote.
Later today, the Inglewood City Council will consider whether to approve plans to fast-track a $2 billion, 80,000-seat stadium in the L.A. suburb.
Gov. Jay Nixon says if the NFL leaves St. Louis, the state will miss out on $10 million of income tax from players.
The dirt is flying in Inglewood, and so is speculation that St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is charging forward with building a new stadium on the site of the former Hollywood Park.
Rams owner Stan Kroenke has been laying the groundwork to move the team to Los Angeles.
Rams owner named “Most Powerful Man in Sports” by SI.
Bill Gates topped the list with $59 billion in net worth.