Bills' new $1.4bn stadium is 'almost in the end zone' after the framework is unanimously approved
A stadium deal, which will keep the Bills in Buffalo for another 30 years, is almost complete.
The Bills took one step closer to their new home,which will be built across the road from their current Highmark Stadium, this week.
A deal for the Bills' new stadium cleared one of the final administrative hurdles Monday after it was unanimously approved by the Erie Count Stadium Corp.
Under an agreement announced last March, the state of New York will contribute $600million to the $1.4billion project, while Erie County will add $250m.
The state will also benefit from its investment with the deal requiring the Bills to remain in Buffalo for 30 years as the team contributes $27m annuallyin state and local taxes, according to Front Office Sports.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, who has insisted on a community benefits program, said the deal was 'almost in the end zone.'
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