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Documents Related to Proposed IRS Regulations on Tax-exempt Bonds

Proposed IRS Regulations, Federal Register
October 19, 2006

Good Jobs New York Comments on Proposed Regulations
January 16, 2007

NYC Industrial Development Agency Letter to IRS and Treasury Department
February 9, 2007

Empire State Development Corporation and NYC Industrial Development Agency Letter to IRS and Treasury Department
May 8, 2008

Letter from Congressman Dennis Kucinich's Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to the IRS and Treasury Department
May 23, 2008. (Website)

Letter Re: Stop federal tax breaks for sports facilities
June 17, 2008
To: Members of the New York City Congressional Delegation and Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Charles E. Schumer
From: Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn, Fifth Avenue Committee, Fiscal Policy Institute, Good Jobs New York, New Yorkers for Parks, New York Public Research Interest Group, NYC Park Advocates, Pratt Center for Community Development, Save Our Parks, Sustainable South Bronx

DDDB Letter to IRS Re: Tax-exempt financing for sports facilities
July 14, 2008

Kucinich Investigates Accuracy of Valuations for the New Yankee Stadium Made to Federal Agencies and Investors
July 25, 2008. Congressman Kucinich's Domestic Policy Committee Website.

Media Alert: Congressional Hearing
"Gaming the Tax Code: Public Subsidies, Private Profits, and Big League Sports in New York"
The Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing, “Gaming the Tax Code: Public Subsidies, Private Profits, and Big League Sports in New York,” on Thursday, September 18, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.
September 9, 2008. Congressman Kucinich's Domestic Policy Committee Website.


Articles:
New IRS bond regs could affect Nets arena
October 20, 2006. FieldofSchemes.com

Domestic Policy Subcommittee Hearing on Taxpayer Financed Stadiums, Convention Centers, and Hotels
March 29, 2007. Hearing Documents and Testimony

City says Yankees' PILOTs wouldn't exceed property taxes, but where's the backing data?
June 27, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

Congressman offers unskeptical endorsement of Zimbalist's dubious AY study
June 27, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

For Ground Zero, Paterson promises timeline candor; for AY, it's the party line
June 26, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

Who spent $219 million on AY? The city and state obscure the issue
June 26, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

As groups lobby against tax-exempt bonds for sports facilities, is WFP hamstrung by ACORN's AY deal?
June 18, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

Another potential snag for AY arena financing: foregone property tax may severely cap tax-exempt bonds
June 17, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

As IRS moves to close "loophole," ESDC fights for AY funding scheme
June 16, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

The $165 million difference: why Ratner can't play it cool about IRS rules
June 14, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

Question Mark Looms Over 3 Expensive Projects
June 13, 2008. by Charles V. Bagli. New York Times.

More details on Yanks' latest money grab
June 13, 2008. FieldofSchemes.com

Was Yankee Stadium value "gamed" to issue PILOTs? Congressional probe could affect AY
July 26, 2008. Atlantic Yards Report

Congress probing whether city wildly inflated value of land for new stadium
July 27, 2008. by Juan Gonzalez. NY Daily News.

Field of Schemes: Congress Probes How New Sports Stadiums Turn Public Money into Private Profit
July 30, 2008. Democracy Now

Yanks land deal ain't fair ball
September 12, 2008. by Juan Gonzalez. NY Daily News.

Rep. Charles Rangel lobbied IRS for tax breaks on behalf of Yankees
September 15, 2008. by Greg Smith. NY Daily News.