Minneapolis charter might be tested by Vikings stadium deal
Published 03/12/2012, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
A Minneapolis city charter amendment that now poses the greatest hurdle to supporters of a Vikings stadium in Minneapolis mandates a citywide vote on stadium subsidies of $10 million or more. Seventy percent of city voters approved that language in 1997 during talks of a new Twins ballpark, but it now faces its first real test as the Legislature considers a bill to ignore it altogether.Word count: 878
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