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Inglewood mayor on how the city will prepare for the Rams




James T. Butts, Jr. is the mayor of Inglewood. Butts was elected to office in 2011. In February, Inglewood’s City Council unanimously approved a proposal for an 80,000-seat NFL stadium.
James T. Butts, Jr. is the mayor of Inglewood. Butts was elected to office in 2011. In February, Inglewood’s City Council unanimously approved a proposal for an 80,000-seat NFL stadium.
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Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, has always been confident about a NFL team coming to L.A.

Today, he joined the show to discuss whether he's ever had any doubts, how Inglewood plans to prepare for challenges such as traffic and potentially sharing a stadium with another team.

The construction of an Inglewood stadium is set to conclude sometime in 2019 and could open the door for the city holding larger events such as conventions or other large events.

To hear the full interview, click the blue play button above.