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Ga. Supremes uphold bonds for Falcons’ stadium

The Georgia Supreme Court rules that the bonds issued to help build a new football stadium for the Atlanta Falcons are constitutional . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Georgia Supreme Court , Invest Atlanta bonds , new stadium , World Congress Center

Reed: City couldn’t finance two stadiums at same time

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city did not have financial resources to fund new stadiums for the Braves and the Falcons at the same time . . .

Tags: atlanta braves , Cobb County , Kasim Reed , new stadium , Tim Lee

Braves, like Falcons, will get tax funds for new stadium

The Atlanta Braves arrange for Cobb County to pay the bulk of the cost of building a new stadium in that suburban county, where the Braves will move for the 2017 season . . .

Tags: atlanta braves , Cobb County , Cumberland Mall , new stadium , public funds , Turner Field

Falcons agree to buy one church – but what about the other one?

Mayor Kasim Reed says an agreement has been reached to purchase one of the two churches that stand in the way of a new Atlanta Falcons football stadium . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , churches , GWCCA , Kasim Reed , new stadium

City tries to block stadium referendum, Common Cause may go to court

Common Cause officials say they may have to file a lawsuit to move ahead with their effort to hold a public referendum on the use of tax funds to build a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Common Cause , Kasim Reed , new stadium , referendum , William Perry , Wyc Orr

GWCCA picks Kansas City firm to design Falcons’ stadium

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority picks 360 Architecture to design the new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: 360 Architecture , atlanta falcons , GWCCA , new stadium

New poll shows 72% oppose tax funds for Falcons’ stadium

Another poll released by the AJC shows overwhelming public opposition to the spending of tax funds for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Common Cause Georgia , new stadium , tax funds , World Congress Center Authority

The case for a new football stadium

Sen. Buddy Carter (R-Pooler) makes the economic development argument for putting state funds into a new football stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: atlanta falcons , georgia dome , new stadium , World Congress Center Authority

Stadium proposal ‘intriguing,’ but Deal says he isn’t fully supporting it yet

Gov. Nathan Deal says he is not fully committed just yet to building a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , Nathan Deal , new stadium

Political Notes – NeSmith will chair Board of Regents

Dink NeSmith and Philip Wilheit will lead the Board of Regents during 2013; public forum is scheduled on the proposed new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Board of Regents , fiscal cliff , Georgia Firefighters Association , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal appointments , new stadium , World Congress Center Authority