Vikings stadium bill clears first hurdle, would rely on borrowing
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty said he would not accept tax increases to fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, so the proposal's House author took out new taxes and decided to borrow money instead.
Rep. Loren Solberg, DFL-Grand Rapids, also changed the bill so the new stadium only could be in Minneapolis.
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