Oakland Fires Police as NFL Subsidies Bust Budget

Oakland Fires Police as NFL Subsidies Bust Budget Play

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Rebecca Kaplan, a city council member in Oakland, California, talks with Bloomberg's Kevin Thrash about the city's budget deficit and subsidy agreement with the National Football League’s Oakland Raiders. Oakland mirrors dozens of other U.S. cities and states whose taxpayers provide publicly owned facilities and financial subsidies to teams in the NFL, the U.S.'s most-popular sports league with more than $9 billion in annual revenue. (Source: Bloomberg)

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