Cobb County has released more details on proposed financing for a new stadium to host the Braves, after the team announced it will leave Atlanta after the 2016 season. It's a 30-year deal that will have Cobb County paying around 45 percent of construction costs, or $300 million.
Funny thing, this: A new Braves stadium in Cobb County was announced as basically a done deal, without mentioning how much public money would go toward it, or asking taxpayers for their approval. The answer to the former is apparently "a lot." As for the latter: those taxpayers won't get a say.