Experts Discuss Playbook For Officials Trying To Secure Taxpayer Funds For Sports Stadiums

One Of The Best Ways To Combat Public Sports Stadium Financing Is To Allow Time For Information To Get To The Public And The Opposition To Build, Economists Said During A Roundtable On Sports Stadium Financing.

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Nashville Could Commission $200K Study On Titan’s Stadium Lease Obligations

Nashville Will Consider Spending $200,000 On A “Stadium Study” To Evaluate The Tennessee Titans’ Claim That The City Would Owe $1.839 Billion Under The Terms Of The Team’s Current Lease If Nissan Stadium In Nashville Was Renovated Instead Of Having A New Estimated $2.2 Billion Stadium Built.

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Economy Adds More Jobs Than Expected, Wages Can’t Keep Up With Inflation

Wage Gains Have Not Kept Pace With Inflation, Which Is Rising At The Fastest Rate In Decades. In Roughly The Last Twelve Months, Energy Costs Have Risen Roughly 30% And Food Prices Have Risen Almost 10%, With The Overall Inflation Rate Much Higher Than The 5.2% Wage Gains.

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Lee Signs Budget Appropriations Bill That Includes $500M For New Tennessee Titans Stadium

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Signed An Appropriations Bill That Includes $500 Million Toward A New Tennessee Titans Stadium On Wednesday.

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Titans CEO Says Nashville Would Owe Nearly $2B Toward Nissan Stadium Renovations Under Current Lease

Tennessee Titans Chief Executive Officer Burke Nihill Estimated That Nashville Would Owe $1.839 Billion Under The Terms Of The Team’s Current Lease If Nissan Stadium In Nashville Was Renovated Instead Of Having A New Stadium Built.

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New Tennessee Titans Stadium Listed As $2.2B Expense In Nashville Budget Document

A New Metro Nashville Budget Request Includes $2.2 Billion For A New Tennessee Titans Stadium.

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Nashville Mayor’s Titans Stadium Plan Lacks Transparency, Economic Basis

Nashville Mayor John Cooper Presented His Case For Public Funding Toward A New Tennessee Titans Stadium In An Op-Ed In The Tennessean. An Economist From Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Who Studies Stadium Impacts, Said The Lack Of Financial Details In Cooper’s Argument Is Concerning.

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Questions Remain With Financing Of New Tennessee Titans Domed Stadium

After $500 Million In Funding For A New Tennessee Titans Stadium Passed Tennessee’s Legislature Last Week, The Next Step In The Public Funding Portion Of The Deal Will Be Funding From Metro Nashville.

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