Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Mall of America needs taxpayer financing for expansion, but after losing all their 4th floor tenants due to the smoking ban, it's the least we can do

Mall of America owners want to expand their facility by an additional 5.6 million square feet, even though the entire 4th floor sits empty after hospitality businesses closed their doors due to business losses from Bloomington's smoking ban.

Perhaps the loss of tenants explains the need for taxpayer funding. But Clearing the Air would like to suggest that the non-profits and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation take responsibility for their anti-business smoking bans and subsidize the construction costs themselves.

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