Corporate welfare for the Redskins


Governor McDonnell approved a $4 million performance-based grant to support the retention and expansion.

Ah, it’s a “performance-based grant.” One assumes said performance isn’t tied to the team’s win-loss record. Though if it is, we’re likely to get all that money back and then some.

It’s also a far cry from the days of Jack Kent Cooke, who build the new Redskins stadium in Maryland through private financing.

[Continue reading Norman Leahy’s post at Bearing Drift.]

Norman Leahy blogs at Bearing Drift. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

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