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Vikings Tax Bill gets First Hearing on March 14 at 1PM

The new Vikings Tax bill will get it's first hearing on Wednesday, March 14 at 1PM in Room 15 (the large hearing room under the Rotunda) of the Minnesota State Capitol before the Committee on Local Government and Elections. Public...

Dayton looks to bill Minneapolis Taxpayers for New Jersey mogul's stadium

Gov. Mark Dayton spent several days reviewing his stadium proposals, and while he did not officially endorse any plan, he did write a pretty comprehensive analysis of his thoughts on the matter. In it, he complains about the Legislature's "unwillingness...

No Vikings Tax offers Gov. Dayton the only plan most Minnesotans can support--a Stadium Referendum Amendment

Printable Press Release (PDF)Printable Amendment Proposal (PDF)Today, No Vikings Tax, a grassroots organization based in Minneapolis, has offered Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton the only stadium-related proposal that can be supported by the majority of Minnesotans. In a one-page piece...

Wilf to Rybak: Your Corporate Welfare Proposal isn't generous enough

Say what you will about the Wilfs, but they certainly have balls. While the team now claims they could "live" with a new stadium on the Metrodome site--as long as taxpayers foot most of the bill--they wrote to Mayor R....

Rybak, Johnson propose new Vikings Sales and Lodging Taxes, or Block E Casino, to fund one of three lavish plans

Despite the Vikings' insistence that they want a new stadium in Arden Hills, Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak has been spending his city's extremely limited funds on drafting three expensive plans to bring a Vikings Stadium to one of three...

Ramsey County Charter Commission to hear from more taxpayers and vote on Vikings Tax referendum Tuesday, Oct 11

Ramsey County residents have one more chance to try to persuade the Ramsey County Charter Commission that a referendum is necessary on the Vikings Tax. The commission will meet Tuesday, October 11 at 6:30pm to hear public testimony, with a...

Dayton says he may support referendum on Vikings Tax, Commissioner Bennett balks at possibility of democracy in Ramsey County

On Monday August 29, MN Governor Mark Dayton appeared at the Star Tribune's state fair booth and signaled that he may favor a referendum on a Vikings Tax. "It's Ramsey County's issue, but I'd be supportive of it," Dayton said...

Join us Monday, May 16 at 5PM as we protest 'Taxing Ted' Mondale's Expensive Antics

Ted Mondale...what can we say. His job is essentially to run the agency that operates the Metrodome, but Gov. Mark Dayton, the man who appointed him, has given him additional "responsibilities," most of them involving pushing local governments and state...

Minneapolis Officials Getting Ready to Impose Vikings Tax on their Constituents

According to multiple television stations and the Star Tribune, Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak and City Council President Barb Johnson, along with their cronies, will be having a press conference at the State Capitol sometime on the afternoon of Monday...

Hennepin County Says No to levying Vikings Tax, for now

Hennepin County Board Chair Mike Opat, the primary local force behind the 2006 Twins Tax, has written to Governor Mark Dayton to inform him that he and the County will not be pursuing the possibility of becoming a "local partner"...

Chock Full of New Taxes, the Vikings Tax Bill is still officially under wraps

The Minnesota Vikings and their advocates in the legislature are licking their wounds after several days of sharp criticisms of the plan they floated to the media last week to impose a smorgasbord of Vikings Taxes on the people of...

Stadium Opponents and Advocates to debate at U of M West Bank Campus March 30

The media has been pumping up the Vikings Tax for months now, and just when it appears a real live Vikings Tax bill will be introduced in the Minnesota Legislature, stadium opponents and advocates are getting ready for a public...

Timberwolves propose $74 million annual welfare payment for local pro sports teams

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been secretly shopping a "global stadium solution" aka Massive Corporate Welfare Giveaway, to other sports teams, St. Paul and Minneapolis. The "solution," which was released to MPR News today, calls for $1.2 billion in corporate welfare...

Vikings Explore Stadium Schemes for Star Tribune, Farmer's Market Sites

After getting a big vote in their favor from the Ramsey County Board--authorizing county employees to work on a Vikings Stadium plan--Vikings officials are moving back to Minneapolis, where they hope to get a sweeter deal from the city or...

Ramsey County Officials are Floating Countywide Vikings Sales Tax Proposal at Legislature

Two state legislators have told the Star Tribune that Ramsey County lobbyists have talked with them about their thoughts on a Vikings Sales Tax. The lawmakers, Rep. Alice Hausman of St Paul, and Rep. Bev Scalze of Little Canada, both...

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Ramsey County Vote Sets Up Fight With Minneapolis Over Who Can Give Away the Store First

As has been widely reported, the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 Tuesday to allow county staff to work on a plan for putting a Vikings Stadium on part of the old Army Ammunition Plant in Arden Hills....

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Dayton looks to bill Minneapolis Taxpayers for New Jersey mogul's stadium

No Vikings Tax offers Gov. Dayton the only plan most Minnesotans can support--a Stadium Referendum Amendment

Wilf to Rybak: Your Corporate Welfare Proposal isn't generous enough

Rybak, Johnson propose new Vikings Sales and Lodging Taxes, or Block E Casino, to fund one of three lavish plans

Ramsey County Charter Commission to hear from more taxpayers and vote on Vikings Tax referendum Tuesday, Oct 11

Dayton says he may support referendum on Vikings Tax, Commissioner Bennett balks at possibility of democracy in Ramsey County

Join us Monday, May 16 at 5PM as we protest 'Taxing Ted' Mondale's Expensive Antics

Minneapolis Officials Getting Ready to Impose Vikings Tax on their Constituents

Hennepin County Says No to levying Vikings Tax, for now

Chock Full of New Taxes, the Vikings Tax Bill is still officially under wraps

Stadium Opponents and Advocates to debate at U of M West Bank Campus March 30

Timberwolves propose $74 million annual welfare payment for local pro sports teams

Vikings Explore Stadium Schemes for Star Tribune, Farmer's Market Sites

Ramsey County Officials are Floating Countywide Vikings Sales Tax Proposal at Legislature

Ramsey County Vote Sets Up Fight With Minneapolis Over Who Can Give Away the Store First

Watch No Vikings Tax's own Chris David debate a stadium advocate--from Fox9 News

Ramsey County Board to vote Tuesday on whether to pursue Arden Hills stadium, county Vikings Tax

Metrodome Roof to be Replaced with better roof material, greatly increasing useful life

Vikings Say Scratch Lotto Game Could be Part of Vikings Tax Plan

Rybak Campaigns for ever-higher Target Center subsidies, Statewide Vikings Tax

Mondale Shills for Vikings Tax at MN House Committee Hearing

Ramsey County officials promote Arden Hills Stadium Site, possible County Vikings Tax

Lawmakers Renew Commitment to Introduce Vikings Tax Bill

Begging Billionaires: Timberwolves and Wild want to be part of the Vikings Tax bill

MN House Tax Committee Chair opposes statewide Vikings Tax, leaves door open for a Vikings Tax in metro area

Dayton appoints Mondale to Cheerlead for Vikings Tax

Vikings Want Outdoor Stadium...and are willing to pay for only a third of the cost

Vikings Continue to use Sen. Julie Rosen to Carry Water for Stadium

Sen. Carla Nelson: No Taxpayer dollars for Vikings Stadium

Metrodome operator says roof will be fixed within a couple months