The New' England Patriots may be off to an 0-4 start this season. but that has not soured an attempt by Connecticut to wrest the team away from its Massachusetts home.

Yesterday, Connecticut Gov. Lowell P. Weicker Jr. signed legislation that allows the state to sell $252 million of general obligation bonds to finance the construction of a football stadium for the team in downtown Hartford, the state's capital.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.