New Funding Strategy For MN Vikings Stadium

An amendment to change the funding source for a new Vikings stadium to personal seat licenses wins key committee approval before the panel advances the bill. The original bill would have given the city of Minneapolis authority to use a downtown sales taxes to finance the construction of football stadium. Rick Olseen, DFL-Harris, sponsored the amendment. Clips also include comments from Sen. Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, and Sen. John Marty, DFL-Roseville.The bill, as changed, will be carried by Senate Tax Chair Tom Bakk.

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