A Florida senator has filed a bill that could prevent the Miami Dolphins from getting $225 million in public funding to upgrade their stadium.

Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton, filed SB 980 on Thursday. It would authorize an increase in a convention development tax solely to fund improvements at an existing publicly owned convention center. Currently, the tax can be used to promote tourism and to build or improve convention centers, stadiums, arenas, and auditoriums.

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