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Vikings players visit the Capitol as Senate panel adds racino to stadium funding

Published 04/25/2012, Forum Communications

A Senate committee voted today to backup Vikings stadium funding by allowing horse-racing tracks to add casinos, a change the bill author said would kill the bill. Vikings Running back Peterson, center John Sullivan and linebacker Chad Greenway visited the Capitol Wednesday to lobby for a new stadium. They hoped to run interference for an unexpected Thursday morning Senate Tax Committee meeting on the issue.

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