Found November 18, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
The political double-talk seems to have turned to double-action. The state is expected to unveil another unsavory budget forecast, yet political leaders have essentially decided that if a new Vikings stadium is to be built, the state should pay more. That's not how it was presented, but when state politicians decided to not allow Ramsey County to enact a half-percent hike in its local sales tax to help pay for a stadium without going through a referendum, it essentially shifted the county's 350 million commitment toward the 1.1 billion stadium proposal to the state. That's in addition to the 300 million the state was already considering putting up. Mind you, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton had said earlier that 300 million would be the maximum the state would contribute. So, how exactly is a stadium project going to get done with so many conflicting messages? It doesn't seem like it will get done anytime soon so long as politicians appear more concerned about confusing ...
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