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Maryland pitched expansive development to keep Commanders — and stave off economic devastation if they leave

March 17, 2022

As the Washington Commanders consider leaving behind their Prince George’s home, local leaders are pleading for Maryland not to neglect their neighborhoods once again. “I’m asking you to think about what was done 25 years ago with our current stadium and ensure that we don’t do it again,” Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) told state legislators this week, pointing out that FedEx Field opened in 1997 “with no infrastructure to sustain it and no infrastructure to benefit the surrounding community.”

Article Source: Washington Post

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