Tag Archives: Referendum

Poll: Arlington Voters Split Over Subsidizing New Ballpark

Texas Rangers LogoDespite warnings from city officials that the Texas Rangers could leave town unless the team’s owners get help to build a new ballpark, the latest poll shows Arlington voters are evenly split on spending taxpayer dollars to subsidize construction of a $1 billion, retractable-roof stadium.  Read more here.

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Board of Elections Verifying Petition Signatures

The New Hanover County (Wilmington, NC) Board of Elections has reviewed 2,447 of the approximately 4,000 signatures submitted to force a public vote on taxpayer funding for a new ballpark for a Single-A Carolina League franchise.  So far, 1,880 have been verified.  A total of more than 2,900 must be valid to trigger the referendum.  Read more here.

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Pending a $400M Sports Facilities Referendum, Boulton-Led Group to Operate New Nassau Team

PRESS RELEASE – Nassau County officials today announced that the rights to operate a minor league baseball team as part of the new Coliseum development has been awarded to the Atlantic League and Frank Boulton, founder and CEO of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Boulton’s group was one of two groups to answer the County’s request for proposals, along with Continue reading

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