Evers proposes $290 million to help finance improvements at Brewers’ stadium


Gov. Tony Evers wants to provide $290 million in one-time state funds to the board that oversees the Milwaukee Brewers stadium to finance ongoing improvements.

In exchange, the Brewers would sign a deal to keep the team in Milwaukee through December 2043 -- 13 years beyond its current lease -- and commit to make its own contributions to the upkeep of American Family Field.

The guv will include the proposal in the two-year budget plan he unveils tomorrow night. The Evers administration pitched the proposal as an investment that would work out for the state in the long run. The administra...

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