Thursday, November 21, 2013

Corporate Welfare In Orlando

 Orange County Commissioners voted to direct $20 million toward the construction of a new soccer-specific stadium, completing the funding necessary for the facility. The county voted 5-2 in favor of funding the stadium, securing the final $20 million needed to build a 20,000-seat venue for the team.
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Public funding for the soccer stadium breaks down like this: the $20 million in tourist taxes approved Tuesday; $20 million from Orlando; and smaller amounts from other jurisdictions, including $2 million from Seminole County.

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