Jerry Brown signs bill to boost LA venue

Updated: September 27, 2011, 9:52 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Tuesday to expedite legal challenges to Farmers Field, Anschutz Entertainment Group's $1.2 billion proposed football stadium in downtown Los Angeles.

Senate Bill 292, which passed the California State Senate and Assembly less than three weeks ago, includes no exemption from environmental laws but would allow legal challenges to the stadium's environmental impact report (EIR) to be heard immediately in the California Court of Appeal, ...

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