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Old Posted Nov 6, 2007, 11:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Chicago2020 View Post
NYGUY, what was the city's reaction towards the first proposal with the Jets Stadium???
The city was behind the push for the proposed Jets Stadium. It was already approved,with contributions of $300 million from both the city and state to help pay for the $2 billion stadium. However, the state's contribution of $300 million was blocked, leading the Jets (who were already planning to spend wll over $1 billion) to find a less costly alternative by partnering with the Giants in the meadowlands.

Picking up the pieces from that, the MTA has now put the railyards out to bid again, which 5 bids have been received for.
NEW YORK heals.

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