Vice President Lester Bagley of the Minnesota Vikings talks to reporters Tuesday after state leaders announced that increasing the sales tax does not have enough support to be used to finance a stadium. Pioneer Photo/ Don Davis
Sales tax option rejected, stadium supporters regroup
ST. PAUL - Minnesota leaders are two and a half weeks away from a planned legislative session to finance a Vikings football stadium, but are far from an agreement on how to collect $650 million that is supposed to come from public funds.
On Tuesday, the main proposal for $350 million in local funds collapsed.
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