The Las Vegas Raiders moved one more step closer to reality on Friday, as the Nevada Assembly voted in favor of a $750 million public-funding package to build a new stadium and with the hope of moving the Oakland Raiders to the state.
The vote passed 28-13, and was done without debate.
Raiders owner Mark Davis met with fans in favor of the move to Vegas earlier this year (AP)
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And it sounds like the Raiders are ready to go: the team posted this statement, credited to owner Mark Davis, on its website:
“I would like to thank Governor Sandoval, the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee, and the members of the Nevada Legislature on this historic day.
The dream of NFL football in Las Vegas is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday, the Nevada Senate approved a plan to provide $750 million in public funds to build a shiny new stadium so the Oakland Raiders can relocate ...
In a 16 to 5 vote, the Nevada state Senate on Tuesday voted to approve a plan to use $750 million in public funds to build a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas. The plan now moves to the state Assembly, which will re-c...
The Raiders have moved another step closer to moving to Las Vegas. If they can get permission from the NFL. Via the San Francisco Chronicle, the Nevada senate voted 16-5 to pass a stadium bill. The plan would contribute $750 million...