BRADENTON, Fla. – A new deal to build the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons a $1 billion stadium is emerging after a previous proposal for public financing ran into political opposition at the state level.

The new proposal calls for the Atlanta Development Authority, which calls itself Invest Atlanta, to issue $200 million of revenue bonds backed by a portion of a local hotel-motel tax as the public contribution to the facility. The team would pay the remaining construction cost.

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