Louisiana Moves Closer To Saints Staying In New Orleans

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    The Louisiana House has approved a central piece of Gov. Bobby Jindal's deal to keep the New Orleans Saints in the state. The measure, sent to the Senate with a 70-23 vote, would allow team owner Tom Benson to act as the state's landlord by letting the state lease office space from Benson for up to two decades. Jindal agreed to rent office space from the Saints owner in a deal to funnel money to the NFL team while limiting direct cash subsidies, which have reached $23.5 million a year.

    Source: Baltimore Sun