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Would the taxpayers see a benefit if we expand the downtown convention center?

Patrick Tuohey- Show-Me Institute

The Annie Frey Show
October 09, 2018 - 3:10 pm

There is talk surrounding the downtown convention center and what the cost would be to expand and renovate the building. 

Patrick Tuohey from the Show-Me Institute says it will cost around $175 million. Is this even worth it? Aren't there hotels that could hold conventions at this capacity in St. Louis?

How much should the taxpayers be investing to accommodate this tiny additional fraction?

Tuohey and Annie discuss this below: