Funding Finalized for Mariners Ballpark

By a divided 5-4 vote, the Metropolitan King County Council gave final approval Monday to spend $135 million in taxpayer funds to fix wear and tear on 19-year-old Safeco Field.  The Seattle Mariners have said the team would sign a long-term lease once the funding is approved, despite the amount being less than the $180 million the team wanted.  Read more here.

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