- Associated Press - Thursday, September 8, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on a plan to bring an NFL stadium to Las Vegas (all times local):

4:58 p.m.

Proponents of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas aren’t budging on their request for $750 million in hotel tax dollars and don’t want to return any profits to the public.

An oversight committee met Thursday to continue discussions on a financing plan for the venue, which could be home to the Raiders. Backers from the Las Vegas Sands said they’re anxious to get the proposal to Nevada lawmakers so they can prepare their pitch for the NFL’s consideration.

Developers estimate that a 65,000-seat domed stadium near the Las Vegas Strip will cost $1.9 billion.

Sands representative Andy Abboud says profit-sharing would be unprecedented for a stadium deal, and argued his company is assuming major financial risk in the project.

The committee could finalize a recommendation for the Legislature next week.

3:05 a.m.

Proponents of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas are pushing back on details of an agreement to publicly fund the venue, which could be home to the Raiders.

An oversight committee meets Thursday to continue discussing a hotel tax hike to fund the stadium. Proponents from Majestic Realty and the Las Vegas Sands casino want to finish negotiations and get approval from Nevada lawmakers within weeks to prepare their pitch for the NFL’s consideration.

Developers estimate that a 65,000-seat domed stadium near the Las Vegas Strip will cost $1.9 billion.

They submitted a marked-up version of the bill this week that outlines the changes they want to see, including language guaranteeing a stadium wouldn’t face new taxes and that they’d be entitled to the first cut of the profits.

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