Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said he told the owner of the Chicago Cubs that a plan to fix up Wrigley Field using tax dollars is a "non-starter."Emanuel met recently with Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. The mayor-elect described it as a "short...informational" meeting.
As if the news of Ron Santo’s passing wasn’t enough to sadden the Cubs organization, turns out any architectural plans for Wrigley Field might have to be shelved for now. The Illinois Legislature did not consider a plan to fund the renovation of the Friendly Confines before the end
The owners of the Chicago Cubs are trying to gain public support for their plan to get government-issued bonds to renovate Wrigley Field.Cubs' Chairman Tom Ricketts addressed the media Tuesday morning in a room full of business and labor leaders.
The owners of the Chicago Cubs are looking for some cash to renovate Wrigley Field, and they're hoping taxpayers will contribute.The Ricketts family wants the State of Illinois to help fund the Wrigley renovations. They have a plan to get $300 million in bonds from the state.