Should professional sports teams use taxpayer dollars to build stadiums? | The Tylt
The Oakland Raiders just filed paperwork to move the team to Las Vegas—after the team was unable to secure public funding for a new stadium. But not all Vegas residents are keen about their taxpayer dollars going towards a new stadium either. Supporters argue tourists will pay for the tax increases. Advocates in U.S. cities across America say communities never recoup the cost. But sports fans argue teams like the Raiders benefit the community in other less tangible ways. What do you think? 🏈
Should professional sports teams use taxpayer dollars to build stadiums?