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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Opinions differ among area lawmakers in regard to the proposed special legislative stadium session, but a few themes recently emerged. In general, the lawmakers are not keen on Gov. Mark Dayton’s idea of calling a special session in November to address the Viking...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was the State Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 27 hawking possible Minnesota Vikings’ stadium sites in downtown Minneapolis. Vikings’ team officials indicated they’re not interested in any. But Rybak argued that the Vikings/Ramsey County...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Should a Lakeville resident want to have a poker club in their garage, that’s up to them, explained Sen. Dave Thompson, R-Lakeville. “I wouldn’t be interested in the police stopping that,” he said. But Thompson is against government urging people to make ...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter A series of key Vikings’ stadium financial players met with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday, some when stepping out of the Governor’s Office to face a line of TV cameras more talkative than others. Minnesota Vikings’ owner Zygi Wilf, after pausing fo...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter National Football League officials were at the State Capitol on Tuesday, Oct. 18, meeting with lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. NFL Executive Vice President Eric Grubman at an afternoon press conference said league officials were encouraged by what lawmak...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday, Oct. 17 expressed a willingness to call a special legislative session to resolve the lingering Vikings stadium issue. “I’m confident the process can produce an outcome by Nov. 23,” said Dayton, speaking after a lengthy m...Read More
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