Use Cubs tax to pay for modernizing Wrigley: Cullerton

March 31, 2011

John Cullerton, in an interview with Mike Flannery of Fox Chicago News, said he is attempting to revive plans to use an entertainment tax to pay for the modernization of Wrigley Field.

The taxes, which are levied on ticket sales, benefit Chicago and Cook County.

“What we should be doing is helping out the state to continue making money off of this tourist attraction,” Cullerton told Fox.

The ball park is among the top three tourist draws in the State of Illinois, according to studies.

Read more at Chicago Fox News.

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