Missouri Development Finance Board http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis officials seeking $17M from state to get Ballpark Village back on track http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-officials-seeking-17m-state-get-ballpark-village-back-track <P>Supporters of the long-delayed <A href="http://www.stlballparkvillage.com/">Ballpark Village</A> project in downtown St. Louis made a renewed pitch today for state backing to the <A href="http://www.mdfb.org/">Missouri Development Finance Board</A>.</P> <P>The $100 million project would be built&nbsp;on the north side&nbsp;of <A href="http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/stl/ballpark/index.jsp">Busch Stadium </A>and would contain space for retail stores, restaurants, an open-air event space with a retractable roof, and a <A href="http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=stl">St. Louis Cardinals</A> Hall of Fame and Museum.&nbsp; Team President Bill DeWitt&nbsp;III says the project got sidetracked by the economic crisis that hit the country four years ago. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 22:36:17 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4374 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis officials seeking $17M from state to get Ballpark Village back on track Kinder wants finance board to examine approval process for economic development projects http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinder-wants-finance-board-examine-approval-process-economic-development-projects <p>Mo. Lt. Gov, Peter Kinder wants the Missouri Development Finance Board to review the way it approves financing for economic development projects. The request comes in the wake of <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senators-plan-investigate-mamtek-project">the Mamtek fiasco</a> in Moberly.</p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:12:16 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2165 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinder wants finance board to examine approval process for economic development projects