Found December 13, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Mike Ilitch
TEAMS: Detroit Red Wings
Oh boy, per the Detroit News's Christine MacDonald and the Free Press's Matt Helms: Mike Ilitch’s entertainment empire owes Detroit nearly a million dollars in unpaid property taxes on Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Arena downtown dating back to 2009, according to documents obtained today by the Free Press. Questions about the Ilitch organization’s financial obligations to the city emerged today in Lansing as lawmakers debated a plan that would allow local taxes in downtown Detroit to help fund a $650-million plan for a new Red Wings arena that would anchor an entertainment, retail and housing district downtown. Continue reading "Rut roh: Olympia Entertainment owes significant property taxes to City of Detroit"
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