It’s too early to tell whether the Vikings stadium is going to succeed in the Minnesota House, but representatives clearly had something smaller in mind. They approved an amendment to the bill cutting the state subsidy to the stadium from $398 million to $293 million, a $105 million, 26 percent discount.
Here’s the roll call (Click for a larger version):
This comes just days after Vikings vice president Lester Bagley said the team was capping its contribution at $427 million. If the bill passes with the amendment from Rep. Pat Garafalo, R-Farmington, by the team will be in for $532 million.