The Vice Chair of the House Budget Committee Scott Fitzpatrick, issued a written warning to Missouri’s Governor that he will fight funding of any NFL football stadium bond issue that does not have legislative approval.
The Missouri Development Finance Board voted for the credits Tuesday as the first step in a potential $50 million tax-credit plan over three years.
Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Thursday also ordered the lawsuit to be transferred to St. Louis Circuit Court.
As for Rams owner Stan Kroenke, Peacock said, “I don’t think he wishes ill on St. Louis at all.”
All 32 NFL owners met today in Schaumburg, Illinois, to hear plans from three teams trying to build stadiums in the Los Angeles area.
LA Opportunities Committee to get NFL stadium updates today.
Don Banks, of Sports Illustrated, says a possible new St. Louis stadium could be for the city’s next NFL team.
Earlier this week, a judge ruled that there does not have to be a public vote for public money to be used for the proposed riverfront stadium in downtown St. Louis.
Last year, the Rams were second to last in the NFL in tickets sold per game.
The Rams opened training camp on Friday afternoon before a crowd of more than 1,000 fans at Rams Park in Earth City.