Pa. unveils funding plan for Chester soccer stadium

January 31, 2008
CHESTER, Pa. -- Gov. Ed Rendell unveiled a $47 million state funding package Thursday to aid in the construction of a soccer stadium in this Philadelphia suburb, the latest step in an effort to attract a Major League Soccer franchise.

Rendell and state Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, announced the aid package a short distance from the the hilly, barren land that would be transformed by the $414 million project named "Rivertown."

In addition to the stadium, ...

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