Cleveland Baseball Team Gets $285 Million to Stay in Stadium

Aug. 5, 2021, 4:55 PM

Ohio state and local officials announced a $435 million deal Thursday giving the Cleveland Major League Baseball team $285 million of public tax dollars to sign a new 15-year lease.

More than $100 million each will come from city and county taxes, $30 million from the state, and $150 million from the team to renovate Progressive Field, the publicly owned home of the Indians. Gov. Mike DeWine ...

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