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Econometer tackles Chargers stadium

Jonathan Horn, U-T SAN DIEGO

Friday, October 18, 2013

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System
Answer: YES 

Only as long as financing the new stadium is structured to not drain city finances and actually turn a profit for city revenues should it be done. At worst for taxpayers, costs should be modest and at best, nonexistent since the NFL is vastly profitable with owners and players making in the upper one percent of incomes. The NFL should richly compensate a publicly subsidized stadium for the privilege to be in and represent the community. In addition to Aztec football and Holiday/Poinsettia bowls, other opportunities are available with a new and larger stadium hosting additional major moneymaking events.