Would a soccer stadium give economy a boost?

Gensler Sports produced this artist's rendering of what a 30,000-seat Major League Soccer stadium might look like at the Qualcomm Stadium property.

Question:  Should the city approve a soccer stadium development plan for the Qualcomm Stadium site without a public vote?

Bob’s Answer: NO

San Diego must create a strategic plan first. The Chargers put us under pressure for a major public subsidy and it was bad policy and rightfully was soundly defeated. The soccer stadium might be a great fit —  but we as citizens have a right to a proper review of alternatives by our elected officials. Let’s do this right and create the highest and best use of the Qualcomm Stadium site.

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