Real issue w/jobs argument is this: So we should just shovel public money into a basically private use if it creates any amount of jobs? 2/2
2 hours 19 min ago.
Yes, @NoceraNYT conflated permanent and construction jobs for the stadium and convention center. But his underlying… t.co/Lt3AGRm0O6
2 hours 20 min ago.
@meStevo They just shouldn't have used the word "permanent" in there. They claim 40,000 jobs overall.
2 hours 27 min ago.
"If...projections turn out to be pie in the sky...Clark County taxpayers will be on the hook. Welcome to the big leagues, Las Vegas."
3 hours 4 min ago.
“They claim it will add 40,000 permanent jobs,” he added. “No sane person would believe a number like that.” t.co/Y9bE5hPz1a
3 hours 5 min ago.
"...rarely have the economic rationales for a new stadium been as flimsy as they are...and never has the subsidy been as high."
3 hours 6 min ago.
"And in almost every case, these (stadium) benefits are overstated or bogus." t.co/Y9bE5hPz1a
3 hours 7 min ago.
As state pols celebrate Adelson Stadium, @NoceraNYT lets them have it. "N.F.L. Stadium in Vegas Is About an Ego Boo… t.co/Yrai4cMhRw
3 hours 13 min ago.
@kkondik Yes. With all the "this is a weird year" caveats attached, I don't see it.
3 hours 47 min ago.
4 hours 19 min ago.
Always great to be on with these pros. t.co/u6iq1OHq4G
4 hours 49 min ago.