Kurt Zellers

Vikings Stadium May Hinge On Tax Bill
The chances that the Vikings stadium bill passes through the house and then the senate Monday could hinge on whether Governor Mark Dayton decides to veto or sign the republican tax bill. The tax bill passed through both the house and senate and is on the Governor's desk. The speaker of the ho…
Vikings Stadium Facing Friday Deadline [AUDIO]
House Speaker Kurt Zellers says blowing past a Friday legislative deadline should not be the main concern for supporters of the Vikings stadium bill. Friday is a key legislative deadline where all bills must pass through at least one House or Senate committee in order to keep moving.
Another Day, No Deal At Capitol To Avert Shutdown
Governor Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders met briefly but did not reach a budget deal with a government shutdown now only four days away. Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch met privately for less than an hour Monday. Afterward the three appeared befo…
Dayton Floats Smaller Tax Hike; GOP Not Interested
Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to meet the Republican Legislature halfway with a smaller income tax increase as end-of-session budget talks begin. The Democratic governor outlined a new proposal Monday, raising the level for a new top-tier income tax bracket and dropping a property tax on home…

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