The Pioneer Press reports the governor has dropped a requirement that leaders have a specific plan in place for a stadium before he calls lawmakers back to the Capitol in late November. Republican leaders say they're waiting to hear details.
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First the local sales tax plan went out the window. Now a pre-Thanksgiving special legislative session bites the dust. The governor says lawmakers opposed a special meeting, preferring to deal with the stadium question in their regular 2012 session.
State Senate leader open to special session on stadium
Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says if lawmakers finish their other business, they may not want to stay at the Capitol waiting for a stadium deal. There's no timetable in the ongoing talks between the Dayton administration, the Vikings, and Minneapolis.
Vikings' stadium deal isn't reached
Governor Mark Dayton met with GOP lawmakers Friday trying to finalize a Vikings' stadium plan. They couldn't agree on one of the three Minneapolis sites or the site in Arden Hills. Dayton plans on scheduling more talks next week in hopes of wrapping up a deal by Thanksgiving.
Special session ends without action against lawmaker in sex scandal
Disgraced Democratic state Rep. Kerry Gauthier escaped any action for his removal at the Republican-controlled Minnesota House as Friday's special session keyed in specifically on flood relief. GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers called Gauthier's sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy at a rest stop "egregious" and still called for the Duluth lawmaker's resignation. Gauthier skipped Friday's session.
Dayton intends to call special session in November for Vikings stadium
There are plenty of hurdles to go, but Gov. Mark Dayton has called for a special legislative session to begin Nov. 21 if a plan for a Vikings stadium is in place. Dayton says the session would end on Nov. 23, and says the discussion would be 'limited to a People's Stadium.'
Dayton now calls new GOP stadium plan "worth considering"
In one day Governor Dayton's opinion of the new Republican stadium proposal shifted from a "hare-brained scheme" to an idea "worth considering." Dayton says he wants to find a solution to the Vikings stadium issue. Republicans, meanwhile, are still working to fill in the blanks on their plan while also convincing DFLers and the Vikings that it's viable. All this after lawmakers had hoped to adjourn.
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