Nixon doesn't rule out going around lawmakers to fund new Rams stadium
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Nixon doesn't rule out going around lawmakers to fund new Rams stadium

Date: February 11, 2015
By: Matt Kalish
State Capitol Bureau

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Governor Jay Nixon declined to rule out an option that would fund a new Rams stadium without taxpayer or lawmaker's approval
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Wrap: The comments came during a Wednesday afternoon news conference where Nixon refused say whether or not he'd go around state lawmakers to get funding for a new Rams stadium located along the Mississippi River.

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Description: I would only say that we've had good communications and we're going to do that

Lawmakers including the chairman of the committee investigating the benefits of keeping the team in St. Louis have said previously that any bonds issued by the governor without lawmaker's approval should have an asterisk attached to them.

Reporting from the state capitol, I'm Matt Kalish, Newsradio 1120, KMOX.


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