He’s the one person that hasn’t been heard from in the push to upgrade Sun Life stadium.
Long-time CBS Sports broadcaster Pat Summerall has died at the age of 82, according to the Dallas Morning News.
Miami-Dade voters will get their chance to say ‘yea’ or ‘nay’ to a proposal to use tax dollars to pay for renovations to Sun Life Stadium.
The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.
Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.
The 11th hour deal between the Miami Dolphins and Miami Dade-County will go to the voters, but the referendum will be on a very condensed schedule.
The battle over renovations to Sun Life Stadium and how to pay for it took center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday. The House Economic Affairs Committee approved legislation to allow the modernization plans to move closer to a full House vote.
Time is growing perilously short for the Miami Dolphins and the South Florida Super Bowl Committee to put together a public referendum vote on whether or not to contribute public money to the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.
Eventually, the Miami Dolphins may just write a check for the full amount of the planned renovations to Sun Life Stadium. The team promised Wednesday to pay back some money to the state if taxpayers help pay for the renovations.
The National Football League is holding South Florida hostage for stadium upgrades to Sun Life Stadium in exchange for future Super Bowls. Part of the funding for those games would be from tourist/hotel tax hikes, just don’t ask the NFL to pay those taxes, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.