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Dayton: Use Cigarette, Corporate Taxes For Stadium

A new plan for paying off Minnesota Vikings stadium debate is about to surface at the state Capitol as the legislative session nears its conclusion. Leaders of a House-Senate committee crafting a wider-ranging tax bill alluded to the new proposal while trading offers on Wednesday.

05/16/2013

Downtown East

Mpls. City Council Subcommittee Approves Stadium Deal, 7-6

We’ll get a better idea today of whether Minneapolis City Council members are ready to approve the Vikings stadium plan.

05/24/2012

Downtown East

Survey Shows 55 Percent Of Polled Residents Oppose Stadium

About 55 percent of Minneapolis residents surveyed said they were opposed to using taxes to help fund a new Vikings stadium, according to the Taxpayers League of Minnesota.

05/23/2012

Downtown East

City Council Member Schiff Says He’s Against Vikings Stadium

Gary Schiff of the Minneapolis City Council has made it very clear he’s against the current bill for a new Vikings stadium in Minneapolis.

05/20/2012

Downtown East

Money Questions Remain About New Vikings Stadium

Now that the Minnesota Vikings will get their new stadium, the worrying can begin over a gambling expansion designed to pay the state’s share of the $975 million project.

05/11/2012

Downtown East

Minnesota Senate Passes Final Vikings Stadium Bill

After the Minnesota House approved a revised stadium bill on a 41-30 vote following several hours of negotiations, the Minnesota Senate passed the bill Thursday afternoon by a 36-30 margin.

05/10/2012

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Minnesota Senate Is Last Stop For Vikings Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings’ pursuit of a $975 million stadium went to the floor of the state Senate on Thursday and even opponents predicted it would clear its final hurdle.

05/10/2012

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Former Gov. Arne Carlson Takes Issue With Private Stadium Meetings

A former Minnesota Governor is taking issue with the closed-door talks that produced the final Vikings stadium package.

05/10/2012

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Vikings Say Stadium Bill Is The ‘Right Thing’

A reworked Minnesota Vikings stadium bill that passed the state House early Thursday has the team paying $477 million, significantly more than the owners previously said they would contribute.

05/10/2012

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Minn. Senate Passes Vikings Stadium Bill

The Minnesota Senate voted in favor of the new stadium –- 38 to 28 — just before midnight after debating for 11 hours on Tuesday.

05/08/2012

Downtown East

Minn. House Overhauls Vikings Bill, Risking Deal

The Minnesota House is putting a negotiated Vikings stadium deal in doubt.

05/07/2012

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Stadium Grips Minn. Capitol, But Other Work Left

In a Minnesota Capitol struck with stadium fever, other work stands between legislators and their session finish line.

05/07/2012

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Minn. Legislature Off Friday, Stadium Drama Looms

Minnesota lawmakers are taking a day off as they prepare for a flurry of activity at the start of next week.

05/04/2012

Downtown East

Lawmakers: House Will Vote On Stadium Bill Monday

The Minnesota Senate’s top Republican says a financing plan for a new Vikings stadium won’t be part of a construction projects package.

05/03/2012

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Minn. Legislature Sends Dayton Property Tax Freeze

Lawmakers sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill on Thursday that would freeze state property taxes for Minnesota businesses, a top priority for Republicans who control the Legislature but a plan that’s likely to meet the Democratic governor’s veto.

05/03/2012

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