Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, last week requested documents from New York City about the use of luxury boxes in two Major League Baseball stadiums under construction.

The new ballparks for the Yankees and Mets are owned by the city and leased to the franchises under long-term agreements. As part of their lease agreements, the two teams agreed to give the city the right to use a luxury box free of charge as well as priority rights to purchase up to 180 Yankees tickets and 145 Mets tickets for home games.

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