Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, and Republican Rep. Denny McNamara of Hastings are among the co-sponsors of a bill that the author says she wrote as a compromise Those who already have related bills are not buying it.
A couple hundred people gathered to celebrate Monday in the Minnesota Capitol rotunda, people such as Vikings fans wearing purple, laborers wearing hard hats, politicians wearing suits and team owners wearing broad smiles.
The task of finding a way to build a Vikings stadium falls to six legislative negotiators after the House and Senate passed different plans. The Minnesota Senate approved the bill 38-28 late Tuesday after about 11 hours of debate. Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, voted for it.
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