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|Officials in Nevada’s Clark County have approved the sale of bonds for the construction of the Oakland Raiders‘ stadium in Las Vegas. Clark County commissioners voted 6-1 Tuesday in favor of the ordinance authorizing the sale of $750 million in general obligation revenue bonds.
The Raiders want to start 2020 season at the $1.8 billion John Smoltz Jersey , 65,000-seat stadium being built across the freeway from the Las Vegas Strip. The team has agreed to a 30-year lease.
Guests of hotels and other lodging in the Las Vegas area are paying a room tax that over time will contribute $750 million for the project. The bonds allow for the financing of the public’s share.
The NFL and the team, which has secured a bank loan, are covering the remainder of the project.
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Confirmed panelists include NFL wide receiver and co-founder of Project 375 Brandon Marshall; former NFL cornerback Asher Allen; former Pro Bowl running back Warrick Dunn; Atlanta Falcons senior director of player affairs Kevin Winston; and representatives from Active Minds, Mental Health America (MHA) of Georgia, the American Psychological Association, and Campaign to Change Direction.
"May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the NFL is pleased to partner with the NFLPA and Cigna to increase awareness and decrease the stigma around mental health ..." said Dwight Hollier Ito Smith Jersey Falcons , the NFL's vice president of wellness and clinical services. "This effort is especially important in light of the messages young athletes receive about toughness and the need to be strong all the time. Through our discussions with caregivers, athletes, professionals and others, we will shine a light on mental health in sports and discuss ways to support athletes and others on the journey toward total wellness."