New Kings Arena
The battle has been raging on in the media for months. Now those for and against the arena are going head-to-head in person.
“I didn’t have any idea. I think early on the Maloofs came out and said they weren’t behind it, so that was kind of relieving. I was relieved to hear that they weren’t. And when we all found out it was Chris Hansen, you know, I was surprised.”
The answer is now in black and white. Chris Hansen’s name is written on overdue campaign-disclosure statements showing he’s paid $100,000.
A judge was expected to rule on Monday in the case, but the press conference at the FPPC building is expected to reveal the source of funds.
The Fair Political Practices Commission sued a law firm that’s refusing to report who is behind the money being spent. It’s turning into a high-stakes showdown that you won’t see on a new Kings basketball court. This one’s hitting superior court.
Ryan Lillis, Sacramento Bee writer, joined Grant on the show to discuss the lawsuit that was filed today in the Sacramento Superior Court by the Fair Political Practices Commission. Ryan explained that the lawsuit was […]
The Fair Political Practice Commission filed a lawsuit Thursday afternoon to reveal who is funding the efforts to stop the downtown Sacramento Kings arena.
The Maloof saga appears to not be over as a complaint filed with a state political watchdog has led to the discovery the family’s attorney is funding an effort to stop construction of a new arena.
The owner of a Macy’s building in the Downtown Plaza where the arena is proposed to be built isn’t willing to sell the space. In fact, the owner isn’t letting an appraiser on the property. Now the team’s is asking Sacramento city leaders to flex their negotiating muscles.
It’s a whole different ballgame, with a scoreboard that’s political paperwork—campaign disclosure statements that are supposed to show political contributions and spending.
Turner Construction’s resume includes a long list of high-profile sports projects including the current 49ers’ stadium, the New York Knicks’ and Rangers’ Madison Square Garden, and the Detroit Tigers’ Comerica Park.
The Maloofs and a Sacramento group have reached an agreement to sell the Sacramento Kings for $535 million.