Ryan Zinke

Hogan's plan for new Redskins stadium on parkland in Maryland faces hurdles, opposition

Hogan's plan for new Redskins stadium on parkland in Maryland faces hurdles, opposition

Opposition is mounting in the Democratic-controlled Maryland legislature to Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal for a new Redskins stadium in a park overlooking the Potomac River in Prince George’s County.

House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch said Thursday he is opposed to spending taxpayer money on infrastructure for a new stadium when the state has more pressing needs, such as increasing school funding.

Busch’s opposition isn’t the only hurdle for Hogan’s plan for the 300-acre site at Oxon Cove Park. State lawmakers are submitting legislation to block the move; the Washington Redskins are exploring other sites; a federal environmental study is needed, and both the General...

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