Major League Soccer Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott, left, walks with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to a joint press conference in Sacramento in 2014. As Charlotte and Mecklenburg County consider using public funds to help pay for a proposed $175 million Major League Soccer stadium in Elizabeth, a meeting next week with MLS officials will be be closed to the public.
Major League Soccer Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott, left, walks with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to a joint press conference in Sacramento in 2014. As Charlotte and Mecklenburg County consider using public funds to help pay for a proposed $175 million Major League Soccer stadium in Elizabeth, a meeting next week with MLS officials will be be closed to the public. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Major League Soccer Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott, left, walks with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to a joint press conference in Sacramento in 2014. As Charlotte and Mecklenburg County consider using public funds to help pay for a proposed $175 million Major League Soccer stadium in Elizabeth, a meeting next week with MLS officials will be be closed to the public. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

Meeting between Major League Soccer, county canceled amid transparency questions

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