A measure that some had hoped could steer public dollars toward a partial renovation of Husky Stadium was passed out of committee earlier this afternoon ahead of the cutoff for fiscal bills.
But the bill was amended to exclude funding for publicly owned stadiums and arenas. Members of the House Finance Committee voted the bill out on a 6-3 party-line vote.
Substitute House Bill 2912 would give King County the authority to decide what to do with its tourism-tax revenue after Safeco Field, Qwest Field and the Kingdome are paid off.
The proposal would …