Detroit Cannot Afford Convention Center Expansion

In hard economic times, Detroit cannot afford at $1 billion conventiion center.
June 3, 2004, 11am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"An all-new $1 billion convention center for downtown Detroit — be it funded by taxpayers, new fees, higher debt loads or corporate contributions — simply is not possible for a city struggling to balance its budget and pay old debts or a region facing numbing infrastructure costs, declining school funding and political polarization. Credit Patterson for having the guts to basically say so. "

Thanks to Richard Layman

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Published on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 in The Detroit News


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