Topics

St. Louis Rams
Costs of fast-tracking NFL stadium plans in Carson, Inglewood revealed
Costs of fast-tracking NFL stadium plans in Carson, Inglewood revealed

How much does it cost to get fast-track approval for an NFL football stadium? How about less than $2 million. St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke spent $1.7 million to bankroll the ballot initiative for his stadium proposal in Inglewood, according to recently filed campaign finance reports. The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders had spent $534,000 and counting by the end of March in their bid for a stadium in Carson. That was the total three weeks before that city's council voted to adopt the plan. Both projects used local ballot initiatives to skirt months of time-consuming environmental reviews that used to be standard in major development projects in California. After...

Loading