Nixon receives list of 120 Missouri representatives opposed to stadium proposal

A rendering of the proposed St. Louis riverfront stadium | Courtesy of HOK Sports
A rendering of the proposed St. Louis riverfront stadium | Courtesy of HOK Sports

Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson sent Gov. Jay Nixon a list of 120 House members opposed to funding the proposed St. Louis stadium.

The bipartisan list, included in a letter last month, comes as lawmakers continue to lambast the governor for failing to seek legislative or public approval for the new stadium.

Lawmakers have held several hearings this summer to discuss their problems with the proposal and the governor’s lack of communication on it. Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph, already has sent to Nixon a list of 21 senators opposed to the stadium.

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