publicly funded stadiums

The Florida Roundup
12:00 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Beckham's Charm Offensive To Bring Soccer To Miami

David Beckham, center, poses with Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber, left, and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez at a press conference at Perez Art Museum to announce his interest in creating an MLS team in Miami.
Credit HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD

International soccer star David Beckham says the only thing keeping pro soccer from Miami is a stadium. That is indeed a challenge. While Beckham has said he doesn’t want “public funding,” his group has hired a Tallahassee lobbyist to pursue to a sales-tax subsidy, and it’s unclear if he’ll pay market rate for any public site.  

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Community Contributor
8:06 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Losing The Super Bowl Remains A "Real Loss For The Region"

The renovations to SunLife stadium would have added a partial roof, along with other upgrades.

Editor's Note: WLRN-Miami Herald News asked members of the Public Insight Network to respond to the news that South Florida would not host Super Bowl 50 and 51.   

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Community Contributor
7:00 am
Tue June 4, 2013

The Hidden Truths Behind Publicly Funded Stadium Deals

The Miami Dolphins sought tax money to upgrade SunLife Stadium.

Editor's Note: WLRN-Miami Herald News asked members of the Public Insight Network to respond to the news that South Florida would not host Super Bowl 50 and 51.   

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