New quotes from Rendell on arena funding.
bill from turtle creek wrote:Wouldn't it be hilarious to watch if the Pens accept Plan B and say they are willing to donate. Ed is happy and think his problem is solved. But the old folks/yinzers in the county all get super pissed off about the public funding portion, and THEY decide to vote him out of office for ramming an arena down their throats.
That would be getting our cake, and eating it, too. Pens stay, Rendell leaves. We all win.
ExPatriatePen wrote:From the "Did he really say that ?" department
"We hope this will be a good enough plan that the Penguins will say. Our first choice is the gaming license. But if that fails, the plan that has been presented by the mayor, county executive and the governor will be sufficient to keep us here," Rendell said.
netwolf wrote:Trouble with that is, the license doesn't have to be awarded before the election.
ExPatriatePen wrote:netwolf wrote:Trouble with that is, the license doesn't have to be awarded before the election.
I'm quite convinced there's NO WAY the license is awarded before the election. I only helps the Gov if he delays.
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