Rushing into that deal with the Giants was a big mistake. We didn't know at that point if the Jets were going to be in play here. Frankly, we should have waited until we could have both teams at the table together. Now, I don't think it would be unreasonable to give the teams more time to work things out. We need to let them work out their issues and not take any one side.
The key message I want to send is that no one has the right to drink excessively and ruin the experience for other people. We will have more situations where we won't have alcohol at the games if people are unruly. It's not fair to the people who pay for tickets. It's not safe for people in the stadium.
I did not mean for my statement to be divisive, but to point out the logistical advantage and convenience of Continental Arena when both arenas become operational. I have a long and consistent record of opposing public money for this kind of use, particularly when we have so many other important needs. My job is to be a strong advocate for Continental Arena, and I am an old-fashioned capitalist.
Zoffinger said managers and staff are reviewing why wagering was off and they are meeting with focus groups of customers to come up with multiple ideas ... At this point, we have to only guess at what the philosophic direction will be of the next administration, and (we) won't know until the election is over.