- Associated Press - Friday, October 14, 2016

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada lawmakers were up until the wee hours of the morning after a surprise report about stadium-related road costs dropped late on Thursday.

But they’re likely to vote on Friday on a deal to put $750 million in hotel tax revenue toward an NFL stadium in Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal published a story late Thursday indicating Nevada would need nearly $900 million in road improvements for the stadium.

Lawmakers were blindsided by the report after discussing details about the stadium project all day. It was dated Oct. 4 but didn’t come to light until 10 days later.

The Nevada Department of Transportation director came in around midnight and explained that the projects were already planned, although the stadium could prompt officials to accelerate their construction timeline.



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