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Jon Weaver, the CEO of e-pulltab and bingo distributor Express Games answered Viking stadium fund-raising questions with Dave Lee on Wednesday morning.
Gov. Mark Dayton joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to preview today’s stadium debate in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol.
A selling point for the Minnesota Vikings stadium plan, advocates say, is that it doesn’t depend on general tax dollars. That would mean it doesn’t put pro football in direct competition with money for public schools, nursing homes or other valued programs.
With the 2012 legislative session set to end Monday, it’ll take a lot of work to get the Vikings’ stadium bill to the governor’s desk. The Senate Tax Committee will have a hearing on the stadium bill later today, but this bill had been expected to come up before the Minnesota House and the Senate before the end of the week.
NFL owners adopted a revised “stadium loan program” on Wednesday that could provide up to $200 million for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
The Downtown 2025 Plan, put together by the Minneapolis Downtown Council, calls for 10 major changes to make the area a destination to live, work and visit that includes a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
The Minneapolis mayor updated the city council on Thursday about what’s happening with the Minnesota Vikings stadium issue.
The chairwoman of the White Earth Tribal community said the tribe would be open to building a casino that would split revenue with the state.
The state legislature resumes hearings on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium just as the Vikes ramp up an ad campaign that claims construction alone could bring thousands of jobs.
The Minnesota Senate on Tuesday will hold highly-anticipated hearings on whether to build the Minnesota Vikings a new stadium.
A DFL representative plans to unveil a new proposal on Monday on how to fund a potential Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Members of the public looking to voice their opinion on a potential Vikings stadium will have the chance to do so next week but they’re asked to sign up in advance and keep it short.
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Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Thursday the team would spend significantly less than the $400 million it has pledged to help a build a new stadium if it’s not located on the team’s preferred site in suburban St. Paul.
The drive by the Minnesota Vikings to line up state money toward building a new football stadium regained momentum Thursday, just several hours after it seemed to fall apart for the year.