Listen: MPR’s Tim Nelson reports on the proposed funding fix It’ll likely be months before the Dayton administration decides whether to turn to the backup plans built into the Vikings stadium bill last year. The options include a 10 percent suite tax at the new stadium and “games based on stadium or professional sports themes” Read more

DFL Governor Mark Dayton says the criticism about the less-than-expected gambling revenue needed to fund the state share of a new Vikings stadium is premature and politically motivated. Republican critics like state Sen. Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge) have called for an investigation into the miscalculation. But Dayton said an investigation would be a waste of taxpayer Read more