The city of Glendale has spent $2.1 on law firms and experts in an attempt to keep the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena.
The city of Glendale has spent $2.1 on law firms and experts in an attempt to keep the Phoenix Coyotes (NHL) at Jobing.com Arena.
The money spent over the last year has gone to a media representative, two legal firms and three sports-business experts.
Given the city's financial issues — earlier this year several employees were laid off, and Glendale officials expect further cutbacks — such spending might seem frivolous. However, if what Glendale says is correct — that the loss of the Coyotes would be a $500-million hit in city revenues — then it's money well-spent.
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