Minnesota Lawmakers Vote on Bonding Bill, Stadium

Shields, Yvette
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/22/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32386, p4
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The article reports that the Minnesota Legislature is expected to consider the financing plans for the 522 million dollar open-air stadium of the Major League baseball franchise and a 248 million dollar football stadium for the University of Minnesota Gophers. The legislative body is expected to vote for a final capital budget of the appropriation bill for infrastructure improvements of the stadiums.


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