The latest on the Bears’ possible move to Arlington Heights – The Mercury News

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A new survey by a self-described liberal group found that the majority of Arlington Heights residents surveyed Support the Chicago Bears Moving From Soldier Field to Their VillageBut resist any tax subsidies to help the team do so.

Poll, released on Tuesdayfound that 72% of respondents approved of Bears’ proposal Construction of a stadium at the closed Arlington International Racecourse — but 68% opposed using tax dollars to help the team. The poll found strong support for an ordinance prohibiting Arlington Heights from using taxpayer money to help build a stadium or other “corporate welfare” by a 55%-30% margin.

The survey was sponsored by Americans for Prosperity-Illinois, a group founded by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, and surveyed 300 registered voters in the village.

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