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I’ve talked to a lot people during our petition drive to put the public funding of the new stadium on the ballot. Many of those people indicate that they feel like Atlanta could put the Hotel/Motel Tax revenue to better … Continue reading
The public has been told repeatedly that Billion Dollar Stadium will only use $200 Million of the public’s money through the Hotel/Motel tax. That figure is misleading. The $200 million number is only for construction costs paid by the City. … Continue reading
Believe it or not, there is a good possibility that the Atlanta City Council may vote on the proposed new stadium on Monday. If true, to call such a fast-track vote irresponsible would be a vast understatement. The two inch-thick … Continue reading
At some point, a conversation we were never allowed to hear, took place between Arthur Blank and Atlanta’s Mayor, Kasim Reed. A few other conversations we never heard took place between Reed and some city council members. Other quiet conversations … Continue reading
This morning the Georgia World Congress Center Authority met to approve the non-binding terms of the new stadium deal with the Atlanta Falcons. The meeting only lasted ten minutes, after which the board unanimously rubber-stamped the twenty four page framework. No … Continue reading