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Dolphins lobbyist says Super Bowl L is a '$500 million economic impact' to Florida

Supporters of a bill that would allow the Miami Dolphins to pursue tax break subsidies for a $400 million stadium renovation say it will make Miami a more attractive host city for the 50th Super Bowl in 2016.

That Super Bowl will generate a lot of economic benefits, they say.

In a recent committee hearing on SB 306, Long-time Dolphins lobbyist Ron Book put the estimate beyond a normal Super Bowl's expectations.

"Super Bowl L by everybody's estimation is a $500 million economic impact to the state of Florida," Book said.

That’s a pretty strong claim that "everybody" estimates a half-billion impact from a single Super Bowl. Is there widespread agreement on that number?

PolitiFact Florida reviewed the evidence. The verdict? It's False. Read the story.


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Can't wait

Rick Scott is letting all this happen in Florida. Voting for Charlie again!


Rick Scott isnt letting this happen. They havent even passed a bill yet. And they will not becase enough legislators know that its a terrible vote.

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