BRADENTON, Fla. – The Cobb County, Ga., Commission approved a memorandum of understanding Nov. 26 that sets the stage for $300 million in public funding toward the Atlanta Braves new $672 million stadium and entertainment district.

Cobb commissioners voted 4-to-1 to approve the MOU, with Commissioner Lisa Cupid dissenting. Cupid said her vote was not against the Braves but because she disagreed with the speed at which commissioners were asked to consider such a large and complex deal.

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