Sunday, June 30, 2013

Let the people speak about where to play ball

During the month of July, Richmond's City Council is scheduled to decide whether to hold a referendum about where minor league baseball games should be played in the future.
On June 17, City Council President Charles Samuels called for Richmond’s voters to finally have a say in settling the matter of where to play professional baseball games. Samuels, who represents the Second District on the Council, wants an advisory referendum to be held on Election Day in November. To appreciate why that’s such a good idea, it’s helpful to look back on a bit of history:
Click here to read my OpEd piece, "Let the people speak about where to play ball," in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Click here to read a related editorial,"Boulevard of dreams," also in today's RT-D.

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