Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee released the following statement today reacting to the announcement that on Wednesday, April 3rd the House Economic Affairs Committee will consider HB 165, the legislation that would allow Sun Life Stadium modernization efforts move forward. This is in addition to the Senate Rules Committee – the final Senate committee stop for legislation – considering the legislation tomorrow. Dee said:
“Chairman Patronis’ announcement today that the House Economic Affairs Committee will take up the legislation to give Miami-Dade voters the final say on bringing Super Bowls, BCS Championships and international soccer to Miami is welcomed news.
“Now that the Senate Rules Committee is scheduled to consider the bill tomorrow and the House Economic Affairs Committee on Wednesday, it is clear efforts to modernize Sun Life Stadium and create more than 4,000 jobs continue to build momentum.
“We look forward to the committee hearings and continuing the dialogue regarding why this legislation is important to the voters of Miami-Dade, as we work with Mayor Gimenez and the Miami-Dade County Commission to finalize our partnership and schedule the referendum.”