stadium http://wfae.org en Bill Allows City To Pay For Stadium Upgrades, But Not With New Taxes http://wfae.org/post/bill-allows-city-pay-stadium-upgrades-not-new-taxes <p style="margin-left:4.5pt;">State lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow the city of Charlotte to pay for renovations to Bank of America stadium, but not the way the city wants to.&nbsp; The bill sponsored by four Mecklenburg County lawmakers gives the city flexibility to redirect tax money earmarked for the convention center.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:53:25 +0000 Lisa Miller 22435 at http://wfae.org Behind Closed Doors, Panthers Ask Council For Stadium Upgrades http://wfae.org/post/behind-closed-doors-panthers-ask-council-stadium-upgrades <p></p><p>The Charlotte City Council met Monday night behind closed doors with Panthers president Danny Morrison and owner Jerry Richardson. The team is seeking public support for renovation of their 16-year-old stadium. But, Panthers officials won’t talk about it, the mayor won’t talk about it, and (only) a limited number of staff have been let in on it.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:19:18 +0000 Ben Bradford 19499 at http://wfae.org Behind Closed Doors, Panthers Ask Council For Stadium Upgrades