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Minnesota lawmakers, highlighted by Gov. Mark Dayton and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, teamed up with Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen on Saturday at the Mall of America to rally superfans in an effort to get the stadium bill signed.

Dayton To Sign Vikings Stadium Bill On Monday

Tomorrow will be another big day at the Capitol for Vikings fans — as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the stadium bill into law.


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Talking Points: Dicey Political Landscape Over Vikes Stadium

Among the more controversial statements on the stadium all week was one made by House Speaker Kurt Zellers on KFAN radio where he said he hoped the stadium bill passed but he planned to vote against it.


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Seniority Still Rules In Minn. Teacher Layoffs

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have let schools lay off teachers based on their performance rather than simply on seniority.


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Vikes Stadium ‘On The Clock’ At The Capitol

Earlier this week, the Vikings were “on the clock” in the draft. And now the Vikings Stadium is “on the clock” at the Capitol.


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Minn. GOP Lawmakers Want Game-Linked Stadium Taxes

Some Republican lawmakers at Minnesota’s Capitol have found tax increases they could support. They’re proposing new taxes on the Minnesota Vikings and their fans to pay for the $1 billion stadium proposal moving at the Capitol.


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Dayton To Sign Bill Easing Beer Sales At TCF Bank

Cheers! A bill to allow beer sales at the University of Minnesota’s football stadium is headed for Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk.


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Minn. Senate Rejects Bill To Move Primary To June

Minnesota’s primary election is likely to stay in August for the foreseeable future.


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Dayton Signs Bill Upping Penalty For Adult Abuse

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that will make it a felony to intentionally abuse or neglect vulnerable adults.


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Vikings Stadium Bill Presses On In Minn. House

The Minnesota Vikings stadium plan is still in play.


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Minn. House GOP Passes Bill Repaying School Aid

The Minnesota House has passed a bill to tap into state budget reserves in order to start repaying about $2.4 billion owed to Minnesota school districts.


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Gov. Dayton Signs Environmental Permitting Bill

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that aims to speed up the environmental permit applications process for businesses and local governments.


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Dayton Vetoes Federal Insolvency Planning Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have required state agencies to plan for the possibility that the federal government would not be able to meet its financial obligations.


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Minn. Senate GOP Wants $496M Construction Bill

Minnesota Senate Republicans are proposing $496 million in building and infrastructure projects around the state.


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Talking Points: Kriesel Says Vikes Stadium Won’t Happen

After missing a key deadline on Friday, the Vikings Stadium bill is in serious trouble at the legislature.


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Wisconsin Legislature Passes Home-Brew Bill

Wisconsin lawmakers on Thursday passed a closely watched bill that would make crucial changes to how home-brew enthusiasts around the state share their suds.