Officials Push For Public Funds In Dolphins' Stadium Upgrades

Law360, Miami (January 24, 2013, 4:30 PM EST) -- Miami-Dade County commissioners passed a resolution Wednesday urging the Florida Legislature to support a bill that would allow the county to increase a hotel bed tax to help fund nearly half of a $400 million renovation of Sun Life Stadium proposed by the NFL's Miami Dolphins.

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who has pledged to privately fund the majority of construction costs, has said renovating the 25-year-old stadium is necessary to compete in the future for major events, such as Super Bowls, college football championships and global...
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