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Reeher Weighs in on Gov. Hochul’s Proposed Stadium Subsidy in Niagara-Gazette

April 6, 2022

Niagara Gazette

Grant Reeher

Grant Reeher

N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul released her initial budget proposal in January but waited until March 28 to issue an outline for the proposed $600 million state subsidy for a new Buffalo Bills stadium. Hochul may be getting a wide berth on the stadium subsidy by some of her fellow Democrats out of party loyalty, says Professor Grant Reeher. "They may not want to make a Democratic governor look bad even though some of them probably would tell you these are not good investments because it's been demonstrated by economists that they're not," Reeher says. Read more in the Niagara-Gazette article, "Late budget triggers accountability and spending worries."

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