National University System Institute for Policy Research

NFL Takes San Diego Hostage
BLOOMBERG VIEW, May 21, 2015 - As the old saying goes, "If you threaten to build it, they will come." Alright, so maybe that's not quite what Shoeless Joe meant in "Field of Dreams." But the San Diego Chargers are proving it once again to be true. All a team needs to do is threaten to leave town and its current city will come running with fistfuls of cash. Continue reading »
New questions on stadium plan
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, May 22, 2015 - Q: Are there any outstanding questions you have on the financing plan for the new Chargers stadium? Answers: YES 9, NO 2 Continue reading »
The Chargers Stadium Plan Would Cost Taxpayers Almost $1 Billion
PUBLIC CEO, May 21, 2015 - Taxpayers could end up investing nearly $1 billion in the new Chargers stadium under the plan released this week by the mayor's stadium task force, a Voice of San Diego analysis of the plan shows. Continue reading »
San Diego's $1.1B football stadium plan raises concerns
CONSTRUCTION NEWS, May 21, 2015 - An advisory group appointed by San Diego's mayor named founding sources in excess of the $1.1 billion estimated to build a new 65,000-seat football stadium — intended to keep the Chargers from relocating cities. Analysis released this week said the financial plan is "reasonable and realistic" but has some risks. Continue reading »
Analysis: Financing Recommendations For New Chargers Stadium 'Reasonable And Realistic'
KPBS, May 20, 2015 - Financing recommendations for a possible new 65,000-seat football stadium in San Diego are "reasonable and realistic" but face some risks, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the National University System Institute for Policy Research. Continue reading »

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