Racino To Fund Vikings Stadium Says Senate Committee

A proposal to build a new Vikings football stadium will be partially funded by a racino was advanced to the Senate Tax Committee on a 9-6 vote. Bill author Senator Julie Rosen says the racino provision will make it difficult to pass the full Senate.

Above, afternoon session where the racino was added. Below, morning session where money to help St. Paul was removed from the bill.

Read the Minnesota legislative twitter feed and watch the hearing video at the same time.

 

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