City Council approves $100 million dollar tax break for LA Convention Center expansion

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You may have heard about the plan to expand the aging LA convention center. The LA City Council voted Wednesday to give the developers a massive $100 million dollar tax break. 

The proposed $1.2 billion dollar development includes not only the updated convention center, but a park and a 38-story hotel. But the developer say they need a tax break to fully fund the project. That’ll happen mostly through keeping some of the occupancy tax paid by hotel guests.