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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.

State Leaders, Vikings Hold Rally At MOA Days Before House Stadium Vote

It’s a fourth-and-long situation just two days before a Minnesota House vote on a new stadium agreement.

05/05/2012

Target Field

Remember The Turmoil Over Target Field?

As lawmakers work on the Vikings stadium bill, the back and forth over the past few weeks may sound somewhat familiar. It was just six years ago when lawmakers faced the decision to build a new ballpark for the Twins.

04/29/2012

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Minn. Stadium Backers Push Vikings On Road Costs

Gov. Mark Dayton and lawmakers say they can’t move forward with legislation for a new Vikings stadium without resolving issues with the team.

06/03/2011

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2 GOP Veterans Key To Vikings’ Capitol Push

The two Minnesota lawmakers most important to the Vikings’ push for a new stadium at the Capitol this year don’t live anywhere near the Twin Cities and are not even huge Minnesota Vikings fans.

04/18/2011

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Stadium Bill Out, Vikings Vie For Capitol Notice

The Minnesota Vikings finally got their stadium bill Friday, but with only 45 days left in the legislative session the team will have to compete for attention from state lawmakers who are mulling deep spending cuts in response to a $5 billion budget shortfall.

04/08/2011

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Details Of New Vikings Stadium Bill Released

For the first time, details have been released on the new Minnesota Vikings stadium bill, which will be introduced at the Capitol next week.

03/31/2011