DALLAS – El Paso, Texas, will file a bond validation lawsuit in state district court in response to efforts to halt construction of a bond-financed minor league baseball stadium in downtown.

The west Texas city is seeking an expedited declaratory judgment giving the go-ahead to its plans to issue $50.4 million of bonds supported by its hotel occupancy tax to build the 9,000-seat stadium on the site now occupied by El Paso City Hall.

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