Mayor Tony Williams Disappointed About Vote Delay
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mayor Tony Williams calls the delay in a baseball vote a setback, but he vows to continue moving forward.
The mayor spoke to reporters after DC Council Chair Linda Cropp took a scheduled vote on the stadium plan off today's agenda.
Williams believes the real reason for the delay is because -- quote -- ``we have the votes.'' The mayor and members of the city's sports commission say they have at least one offer from a private financing company to help pay for the stadium, in exchange for development rights. But they call the deal inadequate, and say the existing deal is better for DC residents.
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