Two New York legislators last week called for a hearing on the use of tax-exempt bonds for two baseball stadiums and a basketball arena in New York City.

Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, D-Westchester, chairman of the Legislature's Committee on Corporations and Authorities, and Assemblyman Sam Hoyt, D-Buffalo, chairman of the Local Governments Committee, have called on New York City Industrial Development Agency officials to testify about its "practices and procedures for issuance of public debt with respect to sports facilities." The two committees said they have been investigating the issuance of public debt "by state-created entities that operate in secret and without the control of elected officials."

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