Retiring lawmaker Morrie Lanning insists that his controversial and successful campaign to help finance a $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium did not drive him from a 39-year-career in public service. But he says his reputation as a diplomatic leader was never more tested.
Their job will be to keep construction of a $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium on budget. They will hammer out details of a 30-year lease binding the team to Minnesota for another generation and turn the lights on in a new arena as it hosts everything from high school sports tournaments to monster truck jams.
A decade-long battle for a new Vikings stadium ended with a 7-6 vote on Friday, the same split as approved the plan in subcommittee form on Thursday afternoon.
It’s not over until it’s over when it comes to the Vikings Stadium.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to build a nearly $1 billion stadium for the Minnesota Vikings.
If you think the Vikings Stadium is a done deal, think again.
Tomorrow will be another big day at the Capitol for Vikings fans — as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the stadium bill into law.
Zygi Wilf’s patience finally paid off, for himself and the Minnesota Vikings.
Not only Vikings fans are encouraged by the Minnesota Senate’s late night approval of a new Viking’s Stadium.
Lost in the shuffle of the stadium debate is another bill dealing with a serious problem in Minnesota: homelessness.
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.
Minnesota Vikings stadium enthusiasts are calling Monday’s vote “Game Day For Jobs.”
Monday is game day for lawmakers — that’s when the House will vote on whether to help fund a new $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium. Both sides of the issue weigh in.
It’s a fourth-and-long situation just two days before a Minnesota House vote on a new stadium agreement.
Feelings at the State Capitol are a little raw these days, with some republicans very upset with the Governor’s veto of the tax bill.