D.C. Councilman Charles Allen launches petition opposing new NFL stadium at RFK

D.C. Councilman Charles Allen’s office has gathered thousands of signatures on a petition opposing the construction of a new NFL stadium at the RFK Stadium campus.

Washington NFL team owner Daniel Snyder is reportedly seeking a stadium provision in the upcoming congressional spending bill to establish a new home for his franchise at the 190-acre RFK site. Snyder has the backing of some District officials and the office of D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is said to be involved in the proposal.

The city…