(AP) – After meeting with investors in a proposed St. Louis
soccer stadium, Missouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens still opposes spending state
money for the project.
Senior adviser Austin Chambers said Greitens met Wednesday in Jefferson City
with members of the group SC STL.
The group is seeking to build a $200 million soccer stadium downtown in hopes
of attracting a Major League Soccer expansion team.
The group wanted $40 million in state tax credits to help fund the project.
Greitens previously said using state money for the stadium would amount to
“welfare for millionaires.”
After an “open, frank and constructive exchange,” Austin says Greitens remains
The Republican takes office Monday.
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