Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to meet with GOP legislative leaders a day after they proposed a new approach to financing a Vikings stadium. The Democratic governor called the proposal "a hare-brained scheme" and "extremely, extremely disappointing" and says he'll meet wi…
The Senate Taxes Committee has narrowly sent the $1 billion Vikings stadium bill to the floor of the Minnesota Senate. It was the toughest test yet for the proposed stadium subsidy. It's now primed for floor votes in the House and Senate.
The Minnesota Senate's Rules Committee has kept the Vikings stadium bill moving and it could be up for a vote by the full Senate before the week is out. The Rules Committee voted Monday to bypass normal Senate rules and keep the stadium bill alive past standard committee deadlines.
The Minnesota Vikings stadium plan is still in play. The House Rules Committee on Thursday granted the bill special clearance to keep moving through the committee process, a necessary step because the financing proposal missed normal deadlines.
A Minnesota House committee is holding a hearing on a retooled Vikings stadium bill that tries to resolve several issues holding up its progress at the Capitol. The House Commerce Committee meets Monday night.
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.