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Sen. Julie Rosen of Fairmont talks to stadium experts Wednesday during a Senate committee hearing on building a Vikings stadium. Forum Communications Co./Don Davis

Vikings stadium bill 'getting heavy' with racino

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ST. PAUL -- A Vikings stadium construction bill that was gaining speed hit a number of roadblocks Wednesday, threatening its passage.

Authors said they need to regroup.

The Senate Finance Committee approved the bill 9-5 Wednesday, but added a proposal to allow casinos at the state's two horse-racing tracks as a backup funding source. It is a change Senate bill author Julie Rosen said could kill the measure.

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