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From the standpoint of suburban and outstate communities, the 2012 legislative session on major issues was disappointing. Even the Vikings stadium plan approval, the centerpiece of the session, ignored a good suburban location in Arden Hills and an opportunity for major economic development in the n...Read More
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Passing the Vikings stadium bill was a big victory for Minnesotans who have been pushing for this legislation for years. Another measure, one that received significantly less publicity, was a victory for thousands of other Minnesotans — a bill that restored some cuts made last year to services tha...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Now it rests with the Senate. The Republican House today (Thursday, May 10) passed the Vikings stadium conference committee report after debating the legislation for the last time. The report passed the House on a 71 to 60 vote and now faces its last legislative c...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The voice of Minnesota was heard tonight, said Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. The Republican House on Monday (May 7) passed a Vikings stadium bill on a bipartisan 73 to 58 vote — it was a stronger vote than anyone anticipated, said Dayton, speaking shortly after c...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter That the most ballyhooed vote of the legislative session could be only three days away has not escaped attention at the State Capitol. Vikings stadium advocates lined a committee room table at a media availability this afternoon (Friday, May 4), restating their cas...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The long anticipated vote on the Vikings stadium is slated for Monday, May 7. Republican leaders on Thursday, May 3, dropped their recent proposal to use general obligation bonding to help to pay for the stadium, leaving the two stadium bills currently on the House...Read More
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