Posts Tagged State governments

Bill letting private school students play sports rejected

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators rejected Tuesday a bill allowing private school students to play sports at their local public school.

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Soccer franchise leaders approach Capitol for stadium help

Dr. Bill McGuire, owner of Minnesota United FC, leaves the governor's mansion Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in St. Paul, Minn., after a meeting with Gov. Mark Dayton about building a new soccer stadium for the MLS franchise. (Kyndell Harkness/Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The business group behind a new Minnesota Major League Soccer franchise made a high-level pitch Tuesday to skeptical lawmakers for a stadium financing package reliant on city, county and state tax breaks.

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