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What Cleveland Ohio is doing to get ready for the RNC next month.

Source: The Washington Post / Getty

CLEVELAND – The battle over a new and improved Quicken Loans Arena is headed to the Ohio Supreme Court.

City leaders want the state’s highest court to sort out the legal issues surrounding the $140 million renovation for The Q.

RELATED: Cleveland City Council approves Quicken Loans Arena renovation deal with 12-5 vote

The city law director is asking the court to rule on whether the city must accept a petition with 20,000 signatures that would repeal the city’s commitment to use admissions tax collected on ticket sales to help pay for the renovation.

Last month, the city refused to accept those signatures, saying it was unconstitutional since the city is already in an agreement with The Q. But those opposing the project believe not giving residents a vote is unconstitutional.

 

READ MORE: News5Cleveland.com

Article Courtesy of WEWS News 5 Cleveland

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