Fla. County Kills $98M Washington Nationals Stadium Plan

Law360, Miami (August 19, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT) -- The Washington Nationals' hopes of moving their spring training base to Kissimmee, Fla., were cut short Monday night when the Osceola Board of County Commissioners voted down a proposal to build a $98 million stadium for the Major League Baseball club.

After hearing from the Nationals and a full lineup of public speakers, who almost all expressed opposition or at least strong reservations about the plan, the commissioners voted 4-1 on a motion put forth by Commissioner John Quinones to end consideration of it.

“If the...
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