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Legislation To Let Miami-Dade Vote On Future Of Sun Life Stadium Passes Senate

Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee released the following statement after the Senate’s 35-4 vote: “Today, the Florida Senate spoke loudly, with a huge majority of Senators voting to let Miami-Dade residents have the final say on modernizing Sun Life Stadium. As Miami-Dade residents have learned about the project, which will create over 4,000 jobs and provide a substantial boost to the local economy, our momentum has grown. “We look forward to working with leaders in the Florida House as they consider this legislation in the coming days.”  
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Dee: Modernization Continues To Grow

Dolphins CEO Mike Dee released the following statement reacting to the Senate Appropriation Committee’s vote today to send SB306 to the Senate floor: “With the Senate Appropriation Committee’s unanimous vote today, the bill that gives Miami-Dade voters the final say on bringing Super Bowls, college championship games and international soccer to our community now moves to the full Senate. The momentum to modernize Sun Life Stadium and create more than 4,000 jobs continues to grow. We look forward to continuing to work with our bill sponsors and the leadership as the bill works its way through the Legislature and to the governor’s desk.”  
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Dee: We Continue To Build Momentum

Sun Life Stadium modernization efforts build momentum with Senate Rules Committee’s unanimous vote. Reacting to the Florida Senate Rules Committee’s unanimous vote, Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee released the following statement: “Today, we continued to build momentum with the unanimous vote of the Senate Rules Committee, taking the next step towards a vote on the Senate floor. Our efforts will continue as we work through the amendments that have been adopted with the bill sponsors and leadership.”
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Dee Statement On Sun Life Stadium Modernization

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.
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Dolphins Announce Agreement To Repay State As Part Of Stadium Modernization

The Dolphins and state lawmakers announced Wednesday that the organization has agreed to repay the State of Florida for its contribution to help fund the proposed Sun Life Stadium modernization plan. As the Florida Legislature deliberates on a proposed bill that would provide $3 million a year tax rebate to help fund the modernization, Dolphins CEO Mike Dee announced the team has agreed to repay the principle balance derived from the potential rebate. Watch the announcement below:
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Dolphins, Bid Committee Provide Super Bowl Update

By: Alain Poupart Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee and South Florida Super Bowl bid committee chairman Rodney Barreto took turns Thursday making major announcements regarding Sun Life Stadium and future Super Bowls. Barreto spoke first and said the “core activities” for Super Bowl L would take place in downtown Miami, from the mouth of the Miami River north to the Adrienne Arsht Center. Dee, back from the owners’ meetings in Phoenix, made a significant pledge on behalf of the Dolphins: Any stadium plan voted on by Miami-Dade voters would be contingent on South Florida being awarded a Super Bowl when the owners vote on May 22 in Boston.
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Ross Talks Stadium Modernization at Owners Meetings

With a referendum to decide the fate of the Sun Life Stadium modernization plan looming, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross spoke to the media at the annual NFL owners meetings in Phoenix. The proposed modernization would, among other things, bring seats closer to the playing field and add a canopy atop the existing structure. If the plan is approved and renovations are made, Ross said, “it’s really going to be a new stadium.” Regardless of what the timeline for the implementation of those proposed modifications could be, there will be some technological enhancements made at Sun Life Stadium prior to the start of the 2013 NFL season.
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