Florida Ballparks: Havens for the Homeless?

There is apparently a little-known law on the books in Florida that requires publicly-funded professional sports stadiums to operate as homeless shelters on nights when no official events are taking place.  The law has pretty much been ignored, but a couple of legislators are sponsoring bills to force operators to repay public funds if they are unable to prove they have been making room for the homeless.  Read more here.

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