Taxpayers would spend $600 million to renovate the Brewers stadium | Albiseyler

The plan unveiled Monday would spend about $600 million in state and local cash on renovations to American Family Field over nearly 30 years, with the Milwaukee Brewers pledging $100 million.

It would need approval from the Republican-controlled Legislature and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, as well as their counterparts in Milwaukee County and the City of Milwaukee — where several elected officials oppose spending on local stadiums. This raises the possibility of further negotiations before a final agreement is reached.

At stake is whether the Brewers will remain in Milwaukee after the team’s lease on the publicly owned stadium expires at the end of 2030, said Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester.

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