Judge Allows Tourist Tax Dollars To Finance StadiumBy Jasmine KripalaniJudge's DecisionThe Florida Marlins are one step closer to playing ball at their new stadium after a judge denied a plaintiff's motion that would have prevented Miami-Dade County from using tourism tax dollars to build it. The lawsuit filed against the city of Miami and Miami-Dade County came from two individuals who alleged the use of the tourist tax dollars would be unconstitutional. But Judge Lawrence A. Schwartz ruled that the "subject bonds is not unconstitutional and therefore the Series 2009 Refunding Bonds may be issued."County and city commissioners have remained confident despite the legal challenges. "These are the last shots that folks can take to derail the process. But I believe those who supported it...

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