Tax Break For Dolphins Stadium Gains Ground In Fla. Senate

Law360, Miami (February 5, 2013, 2:47 PM EST) -- The Florida Senate's commerce and tourism committee on Tuesday boosted the Miami Dolphins' drive for public funding to help renovate Sun Life Stadium, advancing a bill that could lead to tax measures to partially pay for the $400 million project.

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 soccer matches.

Senate Bill 306 would...
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