Portland officials discuss stadium financing

March 13, 2003
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland Mayor Vera Katz and Grand Ronde tribal chairwoman Cheryle Kennedy met Thursday to discuss financing for a ballpark to attract the Montreal Expos.

The Indian tribe surprised Katz last week by offering financial support for a stadium in exchange for allowing the first casino outside of reservation land to be built in the metro area.

"It's a very preliminary warmup pitch,'' Katz said.

Both the mayor and Kennedy declined to give any details ...

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