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Arlington Approves New Rangers Ballpark

Globe Life Park, the Texas Rangers' stadium in Arlington

Rangers fans will have a shadier view of their baseball team thanks to approved taxpayer funding for a new $1B ballpark with a retractable roof in Arlington. 

After many rumors of the Rangers relocating to Dallas, voters approved funding for the new stadium with a half-cent sales tax (already in place to fund the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium), a 2% hotel occupancy tax and a 5% car rental tax with 60% of the votes. These taxes could fund up to $500M for the $1B ballpark

The Texas Rangers will stay in Arlington until at least 2054 with the new stadium planned on what is now a parking lot just south of East Randol Mill Road.

About 116k Tarrant County residents voted in the proposal.