Growing Pains: Las Vegas NFL Stadium Proposal Unveiled, Met with Some Opposition

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, University of Nevada at Las Vegas representatives and executives at the Las Vegas Sands Corporation unveiled a proposal to the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee to build a $1.3 billion NFL-team-ready football stadium near the Las Vegas strip. The SNTIC oversees the investment of state and local finances into city infrastructure. Based on a previous statement made by Sands, the project might seek approximately $780 million in public funding. Although two major event facilities already exist in Las Vegas –…
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