The Raiders can breath a sigh of relief because the Nevada Governor candidate who was the biggest threat to them has not won the primary to continue on. State Treasurer Dan Schwartz was always considered a long shot candidate, but part of his platform was threatening to end construction projects vital to the Raiders stadium in Las Vegas being a success.
The conservative, GOP candidate for Governor had made the statement that he couldn’t stop the stadium from being built, but he could stop the roads to the stadium from being built. Upset about the giant amount of money promised from Nevada to the Raiders stadium deal, Schwartz intended to hold the road projects hostage to force the Raiders into allowing Nevada to use the promised subsidy for other tax needs.


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