GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers e-mailed colleagues late last night to tell them he won’t support a special session to build a new Vikings Stadium.
“I have repeatedly told Governor Dayton that I will not support a special session for a Vikings stadium,” Zellers wrote in the e-mail. “This issue can be addressed during the regular session.
The e-mail came just hours after Gov. Dayton and the four legislative leaders said no to a local sales tax hike. Dayton made the announcement one week before he’s releasing his plan to finance a new Vikings stadium.
Here’s the statement from Dayton and leaders.
Dayton suggested that electronic pull-tabs was the best option to finance a new stadium. MPR takes a look at how that would work.
Two Republican lawmakers who oversee the state’s Legacy Amendment money say they think other funding sources should be considered to finance a new Vikings stadium.
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