Vikings Stadium Bill

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Drama Continues At Capitol Over Vikings Stadium Bill

The rocky road towards a Vikings stadium deal took another unexpected turn on Tuesday with a new plan from Republicans and strong rhetoric from Governor Mark Dayton.


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Vikings Fans Hit Capitol, But No Stadium Vote

Fans decked out in purple and gold are roaming Minnesota’s Capitol in hopes that the House debates and votes on the $1 billion Vikings stadium bill.


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Esme’s Blog: Vikings Stadium Is So Close, But Still So Far

If any of you are geeky enough to have followed the debate in the Senate Tax Committee on the Vikings stadium bill, you know how very fragile the proposal is.


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Vikings Stadium Bill In Limbo With Time Running Out

In football terms, you could call it ‘fourth and long’ when it comes to lawmakers approving a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings.


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Vikings Stadium Bill Passes Finance Committee With Racino Addition

It was a day of twists and turns for the Vikings stadium at the Capitol on Wednesday. The bill got a going over by the Senate Finance Committee, and some star Vikings players made their own push for a new stadium to play in.


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Vikings Stadium Bill Moves Forward, Gains Momentum

With a less than a week left in the session, the clock is running out for lawmakers to push the Vikings stadium bill through.


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Poll: Many Minnesotans In Favor Of Stadium

A statewide poll released Friday at the State Capitol shows that nearly two-thirds of Minnesotans are in favor of a Vikings stadium that would be funded in part by gambling revenues and built on the current Metrodome site.


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Governor Dayton Begins Vikings Stadium Bill Push

The Vikings stadium bill is ready for prime time, and Gov. Mark Dayton is already promoting it.


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Reality Check: Pull Tabs Equal Money For Stadium

Stadium supporters promise a windfall from electronic pull tabs and bingo, but there’s not a lot of evidence to support that.


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Vikings Stadium Bill Far From A Done Deal

The bill will likely go to lawmakers next week. It puts the new stadium in the same space as the Metrodome. Governor Mark Dayton called it “The People’s Stadium” on Thursday.


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Special Session For Vikings Stadium Vote Unlikely

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said Wednesday the Vikings may have to wait a long time before they get a vote on a new stadium.


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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.


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Esme’s Blog: A New Vikings Stadium

The Vikings stadium bill has been introduced in the legislature amidst the economic hangover from the Great Recession.




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