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West Virginia Legislature approves Morgantown TIF funding

As expected, the West Virginia Legislature approved a $96-million TIF district for Morgantown, paving the way for a new ballpark for West Virginia University and a short-season NY-Penn League team. The proposed TIF district legislation died when the Legislature adjourned Saturday night. But with other important pieces of legislation still on the table as well, […]

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New West Virginia ballpark green-lighted by Monongalia County

With Monongalia County signing off on a funding plan for a new West Virginia ballpark, the next step is approval from a state agency, followed by the legislature in coming months. The county commission formally agreed yesterday to send a request for a TIF district to the State Development Office. If approved, a TIF district would be established for […]

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More hearings slated for new WVU ballpark

Two more hearings are scheduled for a discussion of a proposed new Morgantown ballpark for the West Virginia University Mountaineers and potentially a Minor League Baseball team. The hearings are set for tomorrow, at 10:30 a.m. at 7:30 p.m., hosted by the Monongalia County Commission. The issue before the commission: whether to move forward with tax-increment […]

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