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WTOP’s Mark Segraves reports that the District’s won an arbitration ruling that will save the city more than $4 million in ancillary stadium costs. Just how ancillary? Some juicy parts:
Since last summer, the team and the District have been in arbitration over who is required to pay for ancillary items at the new stadium, such as golf carts, fork lifts, and medical and office equipment….
Early on in the negotiations, the team had asked the city to pay for team uniforms as part of the fixtures of the stadium. That request never reached the final arbitration process, but an another uniform request did. The Nationals unsuccessfully argued that D.C. should pay for the uniforms for the stadium security guards.