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"A half a billion dollars or more of taxpayer money bet on the come -- that just doesn't sound like a good idea to me," Porter says. "Our convention center is hemorrhaging. If yours goes bankrupt, or if it doesn't cover its debt, local taxpayers have to pick up the bill."
I didn't tell him that they already are.