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“As recorded in a Facebook live video (click through to roughly the 25-minute mark), a member of the audience asked Ingrassia why funding the stadium is more important than supporting other city services. It’s a question she’s been asked many times before, and she was ready with an answer. <br><br>”I do not feel that is my question to answer,” Ingrassia began. “I felt my job was, since I knew this bill would move forward regardless of whether or not I sponsored it, was to bring the most responsible financial plan I could to the voters of the city of St. Louis.” <br><br>The audience member fired back with a clarification. As a city resident herself, would Ingrassia herself be voting for Prop 2, which would trigger the city’s $60 million investment in the stadium construction? <br><br>”I haven’t made up my mind yet,” Ingrassia said. “<br><br>That is her official stance. With aldermen like this its no wonder St. Louis is so fucked up…

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"As recorded in a Facebook live video (click through to roughly the 25-minute mark), a member of the audience asked Ingrassia why funding the stadium is more important than supporting other city services. It's a question she's been asked many times before, and she was ready with an answer.

"I do not feel that is my question to answer," Ingrassia began. "I felt my job was, since I knew this bill would move forward regardless of whether or not I sponsored it, was to bring the most responsible financial plan I could to the voters of the city of St. Louis."

The audience member fired back with a clarification. As a city resident herself, would Ingrassia herself be voting for Prop 2, which would trigger the city's $60 million investment in the stadium construction?

"I haven't made up my mind yet," Ingrassia said. "

That is her official stance. With aldermen like this its no wonder St. Louis is so fucked up...

Sponsor of St. Louis Soccer Stadium Funding Bill Can't Say if She Personally Supports it

When you're the alderwoman who sponsored a $60 million financing bill that could bring a soccer stadium to downtown St. Louis, you're naturally going to...


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28

Mar

“If you talk to the people about why they’re leaving the city, never heard people say it’s because we do not have a MLS team,”

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“If you talk to the people about why they’re leaving the city, never heard people say it’s because we do not have a MLS team,”

St. Louis is divided over whether soccer can be a savior
“If you talk to the people about why they’re leaving the city, never heard people say it’s because we do not have a MLS team,”
Recovering from the slow-motion heartbreak of losing its NFL team (and, to a greater extent, watching the Rams grossly underperform for a decade), St.


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28

Mar

Soccer is not “a giant step toward making St. Louis a more attractive destination for millennials and a more progressive place overall.”<br><br>I don’t know what irks me more… how they insult our intelligence or the fact they think they can get this shit off.

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Soccer is not "a giant step toward making St. Louis a more attractive destination for millennials and a more progressive place overall."

I don't know what irks me more... how they insult our intelligence or the fact they think they can get this shit off.

Gordo: St. Louis should take a leap of faith on MLS stadium
Soccer is not
St. Louis should take a leap of faith and bring soccer to St. Louis.


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