Redevelopment Plan Smells Like Stadium Threats

Perhaps I’m looking into it too much, but after reading the article over at, I get the impression that the people of Evansville don’t have a lot to say in local governmental plans. It’s been proven time and time again that plans are being made with our money whether we agree with them or not. The quote below rings a little too close to home, especially right after we demolished a chunk of down town to make room for a stadium that not everyone wanted.

The #1 question I have to ask with any type of proposal like this is, who benefits? Are there a few select individuals making a profit off of this proposal? Is this good for the blocks involved or Evansville as a whole?

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But Barnett says the city can’t and won’t force residents to give anything up without agreeing to it.Read more at