Flirting with Disaster: Randy Leonard's Soccermania
City Commissioner Randy Leondard wants major league soccer in Portland. Despite a darkening economic picture, the commissioner is pushing hard to close a deal that involves using public dollars to make it happen. But some Portlanders are concerned about the use of urban renewal dollars for upgrading PGE Stadium for soccer and building a new replacement baseball stadium. Dave Mazza discusses the potential risks and pitfalls of the stadium deal as well as other risky "public-private" partnerships looming on the horizon.
(Note: Institute for Policy Studies' Chuck Collins had originally been scheduled for this program. His assessment of the AIG debacle will aired on a later program.)
- Artist: Dave Mazza
- Title: Flirting with Disaster: Randy Leonard's Soccermania
- Album: Voices from the Edge
- Length: 58:25 minutes (46.8 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 112Kbps (CBR)