Danville’s Science Center’s new theater not sitting well with some tax payers

posted by Michael Zoldessy on May 4, 2009 at 7:50 am

DANVILLE, VA — A new theater being built for the local science center is starting a dialogue about whether public funds should be used for the project.

The building will cost $3.4 million dollars. Two-thirds of that will come from the state, and some say they don’t want their tax dollars going to a movie theater when there’s so much else to pay for.

“Spending $3 million on something that’s not going to bring a lot of revenue or a lot of jobs into the community right now, in this economy, I have to wonder,” said Lisa Guill, Danville resident.

Read more at WDBJ.

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