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.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is not throwing his support behind a proposal to renovate Wrigley Field with taxpayer money. The owners of the Chicago Cubs, the Ricketts family, approached the mayor with a plan.
Economists are differing on the value of state government helping pay for Wrigley Field renovations.An executive with the Chicago Cubs says the team wants $250 million in bonds from the State of Illinois.
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.
Top story: I didn't see too much on this story this morning, but an IOC official spoke to the media yesterday on why the Chicago bid failed. She said that some members of the IOC wanted to take the 2016 Olympics to a part of the world they have never been before. Makes sense.